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Big Yango loop trail

Yengo National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Big Yango loop trail.

Getting there and parking

Big Yango loop trail is in the Big Yango precinct of Yengo National Park. 

A gate code is required to access this area and access is only for those staying overnight at the Big Yango House, Blue Gums campground or Mountain Arm campground. There is no access for day visitors.

To get there:

  • Turn right onto the start of Big Yango loop trail at the display shelter near Big Yango House
  • Follow the trail past Blue Gums campground and Yango walking track
  • Continue in an anti-clockwise direction around the back of Mount Yengo.

Road quality

  • This trail is only suitable for 4WD vehicles with low range
  • Check the weather before you set out as Big Yango loop trail can become boggy when it rains.

Parking

Parking is available at the start of the Mount Yengo loop trail.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Yengo National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Try mountain bike-riding around the Mount Yengo loop trail.

Spring

Set up camp at either Blue Gums or Mountain Arm campground and enjoy the stunning spring wildflower display.

Summer

Great for 4WD touring, experience those amazing sunsets and spectacular views from Finchley lookout.

Winter

Make Big Yango House your base to explore the park, enjoy warm days on the veranda and chilly nights by the fireplace.

Safety messages

  • We recommended that you travel in a group of 2 or more vehicles, just in case assistance is required.
  • This park is in a remote location, so please ensure you’re well-prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.

Cycling safety

Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these cycling safety tips.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit; it helps emergency services locate you, using your smartphone's GPS.

Please note, there is limited mobile phone reception in this park. You’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Prohibited

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the OEH pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Big Yango loop trail

Park info

  • in Yengo National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and North Coast regions
  • Yengo National Park is always open, but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    The Big Yango precinct of the park is within locked gates and requires a permit to enter.

    • Central Coast
      (02) 4320 4200
      Contact hours: Monday to Friday, hours vary.
    • Suites 36-38, 207 Albany Street North, Gosford NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4320 4299
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    • Bulga
      (02) 6574 5555
      Contact hours: 9.30am-4pm Tuesday to Thursday
    • 2156 Putty Road, Bulga NSW
    • Fax: (02) 6574 5274
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Finchley Lookout, Yengo National Park. Photo: Susan Davis