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Beni State Conservation Area

Overview

Excellent birdwatching, bushwalking, picnicking, cycling and horse riding opportunities await you at Beni State Conservation Area, near Dubbo in central west NSW.

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Discover a peaceful oasis just 10km from central Dubbo at Beni State Conservation Area. Offering an idyllic bush experience a stone’s throw from the city, this central west NSW park is loved for its bushwalking and cycling opportunities.

With its fresh air and inviting tracks and trails, you can’t help but feel energised when you visit. Experience cycling, or bring your horse along for horse riding. Check out the area’s scenic landscape and Aboriginal cultural heritage before relaxing with a packed lunch at Two Dams picnic area.

If you like birdwatching, you’re in for a treat at Beni. It’s home to over 140 bird species, including several threatened woodland and waterbirds. Sit and listen as the melody of birdsong mixes with the call of frogs at sunset. And if you’re lucky, you may even see a possum or a wallaby hopping by.

Highlights in this park

  • Two Dams picnic area, Ben State Conservation Area. Photo: R. Hurst/NSW Government

    Two Dams picnic area

    Refuel and go birdwatching at Two Dams picnic area in Beni State Conservation Area. A great picnic area near Dubbo in central west NSW, it’s also a go...

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Edward River canoe and kayak trail, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: David Finnegan.

Conservation program:

Saving our Species conservation program

Saving our Species is a innovative conservation program in NSW. It aims to halt and reverse the growing numbers of Australian animals and plants facing extinction. This program aims to secure as many threatened species that can be secured in the wild as possible, for the next 100 years. 

Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

Contact

  • in the Country NSW region
  • Beni State Conservation Area is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • Dubbo
      (02) 6841 7100
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • Lot 5/74 River Street, Dubbo NSW
    • Fax: (02) 6841 7199
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Wattle in bloom, Beni State Conservation Area. Photo: M Bannerman/NSW Government