Greater Blue Mountains drive – Wollondilly trail
Bargo State Conservation Area
Wollondilly trail, part of the Greater Blue Mountains drive, takes in scenic views of Mittagong Nattai, Thirlmere Lakes and Bargo State Recreation Area, Camden and Picton.
- Bargo State Conservation Area
- 70km one-way
- Time suggested
- 1hr 30min
- Please note
- Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch
Part of the Greater Blue Mountains drive, Wollondilly trail is a great way to see idyllic parts of greater Sydney from the comfort of your car. Pack a picnic lunch before you head off on this scenic mountain drive because you’ll find plenty of picturesque settings to stop and eat at.
This rural bushland circuit off the Hume Highway from Mittagong takes about an hour and a half all-up and tours past Thirlmere Lakes, Nattai National Park, and the Bargo State Recreation Area.
Stop and stretch your legs at Wombeyan Caves, where you can picnic on the spacious grounds or take a self-guided cave tour. Along the way, you can also visit the Train Heritage Works Museum in Thirlmere, with its amazing collection of locomotives. Be sure to stop in Camden, not far from Campbelltown, where rural life gets a glamorous twist. You can then stop off in charming, historic Picton for a coffee and a browse of the local galleries.
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- in Bargo State Conservation Area in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions
Bargo State Conservation Area is always open but may be closed at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
(02) 4640 0500
Contact hours: 9am-4pm Monday to Friday
- 99 Menangle Street, Picton NSW
- Fax: (02) 4640 0501