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Burrinjuck Nature Reserve


Burrinjuck Nature Reserve was created in February 1984. It covers an area of 5382ha. For detailed park and fire management documents, visit the OEH website.

The name Burrinjuck is thought to derive from the Aboriginal words Booren Yiack, which mean ‘precipitous mountain’, and refers to the peak that rises in the west. Evidence of Aboriginal use of the land can be seen in protected archaeological deposit sites throughout the reserve.

Within the park you’ll find steep and rugged slopes that protect diverse forest ecosystems dominated by blue gums, peppermints, red stringybarks and box trees. These communities are home to a number of threatened plant and animal species including the yass daisy, crimson spider orchid, wee jasper grevillea, gang gang cockatoo and powerful owl.

The reserve can be accessed for walking or bird watching, although there are no formal walking tracks or vehicle access. 

These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.