Yango walking track
Yengo National Park
Yango walking track in Yengo National Park takes hikers through pristine wilderness, including rainforest, and offers outstanding views.
- Yengo National Park
- 6km loop
- Time suggested
- 2hrs 30min - 3hrs 30min
- Grade 4
- What to
- Drinking water, hat, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, suitable clothing
- Please note
- Vehicle access to this walking track is available to visitors who are camping or staying at Big Yango House, Blue Gums campground or Mountain Arm campground. Gate codes will be provided in booking confirmations.
- The weather in the area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
- It's a good idea to wear long pants and enclosed shoes to protect yourself from stinging nettles on parts of the track
- Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching
Following a former logging trail, Yango walking track travels for 6km through some of the most pristine and picturesque wilderness in Yengo National Park. In parts, the track can be a little rough and there are some steep sections, but tackling them ensures ample rewards, such as views of the unique geology and surrounding sandstone landscape.
Along the way, you’ll be able to see the rare velvet wattle, which flourishes in this part of the world. On the sheltered southern side of Mount Yengo, you’ll also pass through a small section of rainforest, with red cedars and giant stinging trees.
The best time to tackle the walk is in autumn or spring when conditions are mild. Don’t forget to bring your camera or binoculars – there’ll be plenty of opportunities for photography or birdwatching along the way.
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- 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
- Central Coast
(02) 6574 5555
Contact hours: 9.30am-4pm Tuesday to Thursday
- 2156 Putty Road, Bulga NSW
- Fax: (02) 6574 5274