Conimbla National Park
Conimbla National Park is a peaceful nature reserve that promises easy bushwalks, birdwatching and scenic views. It is located near Cowra, Grenfell and Gooloogong.
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A short drive from Cowra and Grenfell, Conimbla National Park is a quiet, tranquil nature reserve where you can enjoy easy, peaceful bushwalks amid rugged hills and farming country.
Yambira mountain and its surrounding forested ranges rise nearly 500m above the plain, forming a 'bush island' amid the central west farmlands. Rock ledges and small waterfalls have formed along some of the creek-lines. There is a large diversity of orchids in the park, including the only known population of the midge orchid, while many flowering shrubs brighten the landscape in spring, like flax lily, gold dust wattle, seven dwarf’s grevillea, myrtles, hill indigo, bitter peas, and grass trees.
The park is particularly popular with keen birdwatchers, as over 150 species have been recorded here, including some interesting threatened species, such as the little eagle, glossy black-cockatoo, turquoise parrot and several species of honeyeaters and robins.
Mammals you may see here include eastern grey kangaroos, wallaroos, swamp wallabies, little red flying foxes, brush-tailed possums, and the threatened pygmy possum and squirrel glider. Kangaroos and wallabies are often seen throughout the day, but the possums and gliders are best seen at night.
With limited visitors to this huge, untapped natural place, you can sometimes find that you have the entire 7,965ha of park entirely to yourself.
Highlights in this park
Ironbark walking track in Conimbla National Park is an easy 1.5hr loop bushwalk with lovely scenic views, great birdwatching and wildflower photograph...
Wallaby picnic area in Conimbla National Park features picnicking tables, and a spot for birdwatching in a lovely setting close to bushwalking trails ...
Wallaby walking track is an easy 4km return bushwalk linking Wallaby picnic area with Ironbark carpark. Go birdwatching or picnicking or take in the s...
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Conimbla National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
(02) 6332 7640
Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
- Level 2, 203-209 Russell Street, Bathurst NSW. To contact the KARST Conservation Unit in this office please call (02) 6332 7680.
- Fax: (02) 6332 7650