Styx River State Forest
Wattle Flat Picnic Area
Open grassy picnic area near scenic river pools within gorgeous tableland eucalypt forest in Styx River State Forest. East of Armidale, the forest can be accessed via the Armidale-Kempsey Road. Turn north onto Styx River Forest Way and follow directional signage.
Wattle Flat Camping Area
The forest can be accessed via the Armidale-Kempsey Road. Turn north onto Styx River Forest Way and follow directional signage.
Access for two wheel drives not recommended. Caravans and campervans are welcome, but only four wheel drives. No power is available
- Important information when visiting state forests
- Call '000' in a bushfire emergency (www.rfs.nsw.gov.au)
- Total Fire Ban and Current Fire Danger Map (www.rfs.nsw.gov.au)
- Signs in State Forests
- Solid Fuel Fire Bans
Some State forests are declared for authorised hunting. Find out more about authorised hunting in State forests, including licensing and applying for permits.
Pesticide use This area is designated as ‘high public usage’ under Forestry Corporation of NSW’s Pesticide Use Notification Plan [PDF 3.83 MB].
Find out how to minimise the impact of your visit.