Family favourite Mibanbah Black Rocks campground reopens

Mibanbah Black Rocks campground in Bundjalung National Park reopened last week following a significant transformation by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS).

Mibanbah Black Rocks campground upgrade, Bundjalung National Park

NPWS Bundjalung National Park Ranger Emma Goodwin said the upgrade, a result of 3 years of planning and collaboration with the Bandjalang Aboriginal Corporation, has yielded a revamped campground that preserves the site's profound cultural significance.

"A key focus of the upgrade was relocating the existing campsites away from the sand dunes, which house Aboriginal middens with significant cultural value to the local Bandjalang people," said Ms Goodwin.

"The previous arrangement of campsites and beach access had resulted in visitors walking over the dunes, inadvertently eroding, and damaging these important sites.

"The new campsite arrangement not only better protects the Aboriginal cultural heritage values of site, but the campsites themselves are also much more comfortable.

"Each site has been designed with natural screening to ensure visitors can enjoy privacy, even in busy summer months. The sites have also been raised and levelled so that they are longer inundated with sand drifts and minor flooding during bad weather," said Ms Goodwin.

In total, the upgrade has delivered 51 public campsites, in addition to a cultural precinct for Bandjalang Native Title Holders, expanded parking facilities, and enhanced access to Jerusalem Creek via a new day-use zone.

The campground also now has safe and easy access for families with larger camping vehicles, new picnic spots and fire pits, dedicated pedestrian paths to the beach, and directional and cultural interpretation signage.

The revamped Mibanbah Black Rocks campground is open now for bookings at

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