Barrington Tops National Park

How to get there

Close to

Barrington Tops National Park is close to:

  • Dungog (37km)
  • Gloucester (42km)
  • Scone (70km)
  • Sydney (320km)


Southern Barrington Tops:

From Dungog, take Chichester Dam Road for about 10km before turning left on Salisbury Road. After about 27km, you'll reach the Lagoon Pinch to Williams River precinct of the park.

Eastern Barrington Tops:

From Gloucester, take Bucketts Way before turning right onto Gloucester Tops Road. After about 30km, you’ll reach the Gloucester River precinct of the park, and further on you’ll find the Gloucester Tops precinct.

Northern Barrington Tops:

From Gloucester, take Thunderbolts Way, which becomes Scone Road and Barrington Tops Road. After about 45km, you'll reach Cobark picnic area. Continue on for other sites within Polblue and Devils Hole precinct of the park.

From Scone, take Barrington Tops Forest Road. You can reach the Barrington Tops precinct by turning left onto Barrington trail from Barrington Tops Forest Road.

Please note: Visitors are advised the condition of the gravel roads in Barrington Tops National Park can vary, depending on weather and level of use. This includes Barrington Tops Forest Road, which at times can be corrugated with potholes. Motorists are advised to be prepared for variable road conditions at all times, and to drive carefully according to conditions (this includes reducing speed). For more information about road conditions in the area, contact Gloucester Visitor Information Centre on (02) 6558 1408, NPWS at Gloucester on (02) 6538 5300, Scone Visitor Information Centre on (02) 6540 1300, or NPWS at Scone on (02) 6540 2300.

Public Transport

For information about public transport options, visit the NSW Country Transport website.


Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.

Opening hours

Barrington Tops National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.