Blackbird Flat Reserve camping area

Dogs allowed Drinking water Free No rubbish disposal Picnic shelter Toilets Vehicle-based camping Wood fireplace Canoeing Cycling Fishing Swimming Walking trails

This is a spacious, friendly and free camping area on the banks of the Macleay River. Follow the Kempsey–Armidale Rd from Kempsey. There’s fishing, swimming, mountain-biking and canoeing on offer – and you can bring your dog along.


Who to contact: NPWS Armidale (02) 6738 9100

This campsite is located in Macleay River Public Recreation Reserve

The beautiful Macleay River winds inland from the mid-north coast of NSW, from South West Rocks past Kinchela and Smithtown towards Kempsey. The Macleay River Public Recreation Reserve is on the upper reaches of the river, 71 km north-west of Kempsey along the Kempsey–Armidale Rd.

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