National Parks

Day 36 – Barrington Tops National Park

The main road through Barrington Tops is gravel and may be seasonally closed due to bad weather. It can be quite steep and my old 200tdi laboured its way up with a whine. Its pretty high up here and the temperature dropped quite a bit by the time I made it to camp at Little Murray campgrounds. A 4wd is …

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Day 28 – Hat Head National Park

Hat Head National Park was the next on my list. First up I tackle the Korogoro walking track in the southern section. This starts off wide like a normal track then turns in to a goat trail. It has some beautiful views of the ocean and beaches. I stayed at the Hungry Gate campground the first couple nights which was …

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Day 15 – Oxley Wild Rivers and Werrikimbe National Parks

youdales hut

From Tamworth I head to a little town called Walcha where the local NSW national parks office is located. I’ve decided to explore Oxley Wild Rivers national park. I’m told Youdales hut is the most remote campsite in the park, so I must get a special permit and a gate access key. Camping is more expensive at Youdales but there …

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Day 7 – Clarence Way to Washpool National Park

Leaving Richmond Range NP I took the Bruxner Highway passing through Tabulam and over the historic wooden bridge. Turning South onto Plains Station road led me through a few small towns and onto Clarence Way where again I found a couple turnoffs were non-existent despite my GPS and maps saying otherwise. Some later research on google maps shows the turnoffs …

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Day 2 – Nightcap National Park

Nightcap National Park

After my night in Byron Bay I headed in to Nightcap National Park. Nightcap is also made up of the Whian Whian state conservation area and is where the Rummery Park campgrounds are located. From Byron the roads to Nightcap are quite windy passing through lush rainforests and cattle properties. Signage to the park is very poor. Look for signs …

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