Boyd River Campground - Kanangra-Boyd National Park

National Park - New South Wales


Set on the banks of Morong Creek, Boyd River campground offers a peaceful setting in an open forest. Tall snow gums tower above and during early morning and late afternoon some of their inhabitants – sugar gliders, brush-tail possums and tawny frogmouths – can be seen. Wombats, wallabies and kangaroos sometimes join you in the campground. There’s also a recycled timber day hut on site to provide shelter, rain or shine.

Whether you want to go bushwalking, ride mountain bikes, have a keen interest in landscape photography, or are just eager for a getaway, this is the perfect destination. The start of both the lookout and waterfall walks are nearby, and Boyd River loop cycling trail starts in the carpark.

The closest town to the campsite is Oberon, and you can stock up on supplies there. 

Getting There and Parking

Boyd River campground is in the Kanangra Walls precinct of Kanangra-Boyd National Park. Parking is available at Boyd River campground, including several designated disabled spots.

To get there:

  • From Oberon: Turn off the main street onto Ross Street at the National Australia Bank, then follow the signs to Jenolan Caves and Kanangra-Boyd National Park. A 25-minute drive will take you to the park entrance. Follow this road to Kanangra Walls carpark. Allow an hour to get from the entrance to the carpark.
  • From Jenolan Caves: Take the exit road to Edith up to the intersection with Kanangra Road. Turn left and continue towards Kanangra Walls for 25km. Watch out for wombats on the road.

Camping Type

  • Tent
  • Camper trailer site
  • Caravan site
  • Camping beside vehicle


  • Picnic tables
  • BBQ facilities
  • Carpark 
  • Toilets


Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757. There are no camping fees at this campground but a $6 booking fee applies. 

Please Note

  •  This is a remote campground. Please make sure you arrive well-prepared.
  •  Noise restrictions apply at this campground.
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