Ben Boyd National Park
Ben Boyd National park is on the NSW South Coast, near Eden. The park was named and established in 1971, in the honour of Benjamin Boyd (1801-1851). Ben Boyd National park protects a wonderful section of coast line from Pambula to Green Cape, split into two distinct sections, one north of Eden and the other south. The park is well known for its contrasting red rocks, whale sighting, Boyd Tower, Green Cape Lighthouse and associated history. Ben Boyd National park offers some great insights into recent European history, Indigenous occupation and natural history. The park provides two campsites some other great recreational experiences.
There are alerts raised for Ben Boyd National Park
as at Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:53:30 +1100
Closed areas: Campgrounds closed
This campground is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You’ll receive a refund if you made a booking. Penalties apply for non-compliance
. Please check our COVID-19 update
for more information.Closed areas: Hazardous conditions - aerial pest control operation
The southern section of Ben Boyd National Park (Green Cape area) is closed due to bushfire damage and hazardous conditions. Large fires have impacted the southern section of the park including all visitor attractions, access roads, walking trails, lookout points, picnic areas and campgrounds. NPWS are also conducting aerial pest control programs as a result of the fire event.
The following Southern Ben Boyd areas are open:
- Green Cape precinct and accommodation
- Disaster Bay lookout
- Bittangabee Bay and campground
- Saltwater campground
All other visitor attractions and walking trails will remain closed for a number of months.
The Northern Pambula - Haycock section of Ben Boyd National Park, located between Merimbula and Eden, is open.
Do not enter this park. Penalties apply for non-compliance
. For more information contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) or visit the Rural Fire Service website.Closed areas: Light to Light walk and southern Ben Boyd National Park closed
Light to Light walk is closed due to hazardous conditions and bush fire damage. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page
The southern part of Ben Boyd National Park is also closed for aerial pest control operations.
Penalties apply for non-compliance