UPDATE FOR TOOLOOM FALLS -Jan 22
Closed parks: Bandahngan Aboriginal Area (known as Tooloom Falls camping area-free) at Tooloom Falls currently closed for camping until further notice, hopefully re-opening around mid 2022.
Day visitors are welcome, but must leave their car near the closed/locked gates into the reserve, and not park infront of the gates, but can walk in for a picnic, enjoy a walk or view the falls.
The reserve Area at Tooloom Falls is currently closed to camping visitors. The closure follows concerns raised by the Githabul Aboriginal Community about the site. The impacts of camping along with previous weather events forced the closure, to allow NPWS to deal with the hazardous trees and other infrastructure, and work with the Githabul Community on planning for future development and uses of the area. Planning is continuing, with many Govt Depts being involved, and may not get settled till mid 2022. Apologies for the inconvenience.
Other campground areas are available in Urbenville and Woodenbong villages, and at Koreelah and Richmond Range National Park. We apologies for any inconvenience.
The historic Upper Clarence Valley is naturally, culturally and historically significant. This tourist drive is a total of 131 km of which 45 km is unsealed but suitable for vehicles which have reasonable clearance. Allow a full day for this drive which commences at Tabulam and ends either back in Tabulam or onto the Bruxner Highway. Along the way you will pass through some lovely rural villages and flora reserves, or visit Tooloom Falls or Bean Creek Falls. At Tabulam, Urbenville and Bonalbo you will find fuel, food/groceries and arts & crafts. On the later half of the journey you will pass through the Yabbra State forest where you will view stately Flooded Gums (Eucalyptus grandis) standing like ghosts with their white trunks.