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Planned upgrade to Gwongorella picnic area at Purling Brook

This alert applies to the following parks:

Pending favourable weather conditions, planned upgrades to the Gwongorella picnic area at Purling Brook, Springbrook National park, will commence Monday 26 February 2018 until 29 March 2018.

As a result, the following areas will experience minor temporary disruptions for the duration of this period:

  • Gwongorella car parking facilities; and
  • Gwongorella picnic area and visitor facilities.

Observe all signage, barriers and directions from rangers, and do not enter closed areas. Commercial tour operators and other permit or agreement holders are not permitted to enter closed areas.

Alternate car parking and access to Purling Brook Falls is available at The Settlement day-use area via Carricks Rd, Springbrook. Please use the Springbrook National Park map (PDF, 333K) for directions to The Settlement day-use area (

Last updated
23 February 2018