|Bellbird Campground, Washpool National Park|
|Camp Kitchen, Bellbird Campground|
|Coachwood Picnic Area|
|Entry to the Coombadjha Walk|
We continued on from the pool via a 1.4 km loop back to Coachwood Picnic Area. This is a pleasant walk alongside Coombadjha Creek, however, after the platform the track becomes uneven and it is necessary to step over rocks and tree roots.
Australian King Parrot, Crimson Rosella, Superb Lyrebird, Yellow-throated Scrubwren, Logrunner, Rufous Whistler, Satin Bowerbird, Pied Currawong, Bassian/Russet-tailed Thrush?
Washpool National Park Details:
Getting There: on the Gwydir Highway 75 km from Glen Innes or 85 km from Grafton.
From the turnoff an unsealed, 2WD, all weather road descends 4 km to Bellbird Campground.
Number of Sites: 15
Types of Camping: tents, camper trailers, small caravans and camping beside vehicles.
Camping Fees: $6 per night per adult (16 years+). $3.50 per night per child (5-15 years). Infants (0-4 years) free.
Vehicle Fee: $8 per day, or buy a vehicle pass.
Bookings: No bookings. Self register and place the correct money into provided envelopes.
Facilities: There are bio toilets, tank water with some taps throughout the campground, and a kitchen shelter with BBQ’s and brochures. Each campsite has a table and fireplace with wood.
Contacts: Glen Innes 02 6739 0700 Contact Hours: 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday.
Of Interest: Maneuvering into the sites with a caravan or trailer can be challenging. Forest setting. Superb Lyrebirds and Yellow-throated Scrubwrens are common in the campground. Leeches.
Alert: 4WD access to North Washpool (Washpool Rest Area), has been closed long term due to a bridge being washed away at the junction of Washpool Creek and Collum Collum Road.