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Warrumbungle National Park


Warrumbungle National Park near Coonabarabran in NSW is a great place for camping, walking, birdwatching and stargazing.

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Whether you’re into camping, walking, birdwatching, or even astronomy, Warrumbungle National Park, near Coonabarabran in NSW, is a great place for a weekend getaway or longer holiday.

Most recently, the 2013 wildfires marked yet another chapter in this great park’s history. Although there are fewer facilities for you to enjoy now as a result of these fires, the NPWS is working hard to rebuild its facilities for generations to come. And, as the walking tracks, campgrounds and other visitor sites are rebuilt on the ground, you’ll find out about them here, so be sure to check back regularly.

What hasn’t changed since the fires? The Breadknife, easily the most recognisable feature within the park, still towers 90m above the valley floor, and is a symbol of the park’s enduring importance and resilience.

Conservation program:

After-fire Warrumbungle National Park

The bushfires that ravaged Warrumbungle National Park in 2013 have become the focus of a major research and recovery program by NSW National Parks. The program has multiple components including studies on fire behaviour, cultural heritage, soils and water, native Australian animals, vegetation and fire management, and will include citizen science.

Views looking towards the Grand High Tops, Warrumbungle National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Conservation program:

Warrumbungle after-fire mobile apps

Download the free QuestaGame and WarrumbungleSnap mobile apps and help us track animals and landscapes affected by Warrumbungle National Park's devastating 2013 bushfire.

Enjoy birdwatching in Warrumbungle National Park. Photo: Simone Cottrell/OEH.


  • in the Country NSW region
  • Warrumbungle National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day.

    Buy an annual pass.
    • Coonabarabran (Warrumbungle National Park)
      (02) 6825 4364
      (02) 6842 3041 After hours emergency
      Contact hours: 9am-4pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
    • Off John Renshaw Parkway, Warrumbungle National Park
    • Fax: (02) 6825 4334
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View from Fan's Horizon lookout, Warrumbungle National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary