The Location

Located near Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads, Mebbin National Park is a paradise for nature lovers. You can enjoy moutain biking, horseback riding and walk tracks here. Cutters Camp is a peaceful campground in a pretty forest setting with a large, free-form area. 

It’s popular with families, birdwatchers and bushwalkers alike for its interesting and attractive vegetation and wide variety of animals, including many threatened species. Interesting wildlife you might spot here include large owls, red-legged and red-necked pademelons grazing during the day, lace monitors, and laughing kookaburras. 

This is a great spot to base yourself to explore the park. Go horse riding and mountain biking on the nearby permitted trails, or follow Byrrill Creek walking track from the campground right down to the creek, which is a perfect place to cool off with a swim at the end of a hot summer’s day. Enjoy a picnic or barbecue at the lovely picnic area with its free wood and gas barbecues. 

Facilities: picnic tables, wood barbecues (bring your own firewood), gas/electric barbecues, non-flush toilets 

Activities: walking, mountain biking, motor vehicle use, horse riding, birdwatching, picnicking, playing and socialising, camping 

Getting there: Cutters Camp campground is in Mebbin National Park. 

To get there :From Murwillumbah:Take Kyogle Road from Murwillumbah, then turn right on to Tyalgum Road.At Tyalgum, turn left on to Brays Creek Road, which continues on to Byrrill Creek Road. This road becomes unsealed for several kilometres.Turn right on to Mebbin Forest Road (be careful - this intersection is on a hairpin bend). This then leads into the park and Cutters Camp campground. 

From Murwillumbah / Kyogle Road (not suitable for towing):Turn onto Cadell Road and travel on bitumen for 700m before traversing 2.4km of gravel to Mebbin National Park boundaryContinue from park boundary for another 9km to the intersection of Cadell Road and Mebbin Forest Drive, which is the location of Cutters Camp campground. 

Please be advised that Byrrill Creek Road is narrow and unsealed in parts. Visitors are asked to take the utmost care when driving along this road to ensure the safety of themselves, as well as local residents.



Park Entry Fee $8.00
Per vehicle, per day

Camping Fee - Adult $5.00
Per adult, per night - from





Cutters Camp Campground is in a beautiful setting in the Mebbin National Park and with its remoteness I expected to be there in the bush by myself. But to my surprise it seemed to be used as a School Camp as on two of the three nights I recently spent there two separate groups of school children hiked in about midday camped for the night and then with mountain bikes brought in by trailer left by bike about midday the next day. The first group were very quiet and considerate of others being there but the second group were a little noisier and I think the teachers shouting out their instructions made more noise than the children. But I just loved the place and the possibility of school groups turning up would certainly not put me off going there again. Both ways into Cutters Camp Campground have about 12 kilometres of gravel road and with overhanging trees and vines I would not recommend it for large rigs. There are two water tanks there but I would recommend boiling if you inten



Took the grandkids in here for a night in the motorhome. 7.6 long and 3.2 high no problems. Went right through to Tyalgum ( very nice small town). Would highly recommend.