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Plan your perfect trip: six reasons to start at the NSW National Parks Visitor Centre

After taking a road trip into a NSW national park, it might be tempting to head straight to your cabin or campground. But stopping off at a visitor centre first can give you the pro tips, local perspectives and real-time conditions that you need to make the most of your trip. Don’t believe us? Here’s what you’ll find at some of our most popular visitor centres.

Aerial of Warrumbungle visitor centre. Photo credit: Rob Mulally / DPE
Photo Information Warrumbungle National Park Rob Mulally / DPE, 2018 Warrumbungle visitor centre

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  • Friends on a road trip to Mungo National Park. Photo: Melissa Findley/OEH

    Road Trips

    Must do itineraries for day trips and multi-day adventures

  • Person setting up a tent at Newnes campground, Wollemi National Park. Photo: Daniel Tran/DPIE

    Camping & Cottages

    Sleep under the stars or unwind in a rustic cabin or historic cottage

  • Breadknife and Grand High Tops walk, Warrumbungle National Park. Photo: Rob Mulally/DPIE

    Hiking & Bushwalks

    From leisurely strolls to blood pumping hikes, there’s a nature trail just for you.

  • A family in two canoes paddles down the Murray River, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: Boen Ferguson/DPIE


    Canoeing, kayaking, canyoning or a spot of picnicking, anyone?

  • Person pointing at a small mushroom on a tree, Werrikimbe National Park. Photo: Rob Mulally/DPIE

    Nature & Wellness

    Nature makes us feel great. Learn about plants and animals and how you can help us protect them

  • NPWS field officer in light rain. Photo: Branden Bodman/OEH

    Ranger Tips

    Essential know-how to get the best out of your visit

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