Mountain Arm Campground - Yengo National Park

National Park - New South Wales

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**Please note: this is accessible by 4WD in dry weather only**

Grab a spot on the gently sloping grass and set up camp after an easy drive from Sydney or Newcastle. Only accessible by 4WD, Mountain Arm campground is a peaceful and remote rustic camping site which offers a great family getaway within Yengo National Park, near Windsor.

If you’ve got an off-road caravan or trailer, bring it along, otherwise set up the tent. Choose your spot beside the creek for a tranquil location amidst brilliantly flowering wattles before you set out to explore. The kids will love the shallow creek; great for cooling off on hot days.

There are trails for bushwalking and mountain biking nearby, and Big Yango loop trail offers excellent 4WD touring nearby. You might spot a wombat or swamp wallaby or even a goanna when the weather is warm.

Activities: mountain biking, walking, motor vehicle use, paddling, birdwatching, picnicking, playing and socialising

Natural setting: dry eucalypt forests

Getting there: Mountain Arm campground is in the Big Yango precinct of Yengo National Park. To get there:

  • From Laguna, head south along Great North Road for about 1.6km (look out for all the letter boxes), then turn right onto Yango Creek Road, follow for 2.2km before turning left onto Upper Yango Creek Road.

  • Alternatively, from Wollombi, join Yango Creek Road in the town just northwest of Wollombi Tavern, and follow for approximately 10km to Upper Yango Creek Road.

  • Continue along Upper Yango Creek Road for 2.4km then turn right after the small wooden bridge and cattle grid and go up the hill onto Finchley track. Follow for 9.2km, passing Finchley lookout.

  • Continue west, veering right onto Yango track, and follow for 13.5km to Big Yango entrance and the locked gate.

  • Through the gate, follow the trail 5km to the homestead then follow the trail between the homestead and pine trees. About 3km further along, you’ll pass over a sandy causeway to arrive at the campground.

Facilities: fire rings (bring your own firewood), non-flush toilets

Water supply: There is a water tank on site, but the water supply is unreliable and non-potable. Please bring your own drinking water.

Bookings: For bookings, contact the NPWS Gosford office. Please note, bookings must be made at least two weeks in advance to allow time for the gate key to be mailed to you. Alternatively, keys can be picked up from the NPWS Gosford office upon arrangement (Monday to Friday).

Contact the Gosford NPWS office on (02) 4320 4203 Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm


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