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Yengo National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Yengo National Park.

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    From Wisemans Ferry

    • Travel across the Hawkesbury River by ferry from Old Northern Road
    • After exiting the ferry turn left
    • Drive along Settlers Road to the historic town of St Albans
    • Follow Wollombi Road to Mogo campground and the southern precinct of the park

    From Cessnock

    • Follow Wollombi Road to Wollombi
    • Turn right into Great North Road near Wollombi Tavern
    • Turn left into Yango Creek Road
    • Continue onto Upper Yango Creek Road, then follow the signs on the Finchley track until you reach Finchley lookout. 

    Please note that the Big Yango precinct of the park is within locked gates and requires a permit to enter. Access is only for those staying overnight at Big Yango house, Blue Gums campground or Mountain Arm campground.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    Road quality

    • Unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • 4WD required in wet weather

    By bike

    Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.

    By public transport

    There are no public transport options for Yengo National Park.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Yengo National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    Try mountain bike-riding around the Mount Yengo loop trail.

    Spring

    Set up camp at either Blue Gums or Mountain Arm campground and enjoy the stunning spring wildflower display.

    Summer

    Great for 4WD touring, experience those amazing sunsets and spectacular views from Finchley lookout.

    Winter

    Make Big Yango House your base to explore the park, enjoy warm days on the veranda and chilly nights by the fireplace.

    Facilities

    Safety messages

    However you discover NSW national parks and reserves, we want you to have a safe and enjoyable experience. Our park and reserve systems contrast greatly so you need to be aware of the risks and take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of those in your care.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit; it helps emergency services locate you, using your smartphone's GPS.

    Please note, there is limited mobile phone reception in this park. You’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

    Prohibited

    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the OEH pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Yengo National Park

    Contact

    • 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
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      • Bulga
        (02) 6574 5555
        Contact hours: 9.30am-4pm Tuesday to Thursday
      • 2156 Putty Road, Bulga NSW
      • Fax: (02) 6574 5274
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    Nearby towns

    Wollombi (74 km)

    Nature abounds in and around Wollombi, in the Hunter Valley region. Nearby are national parks with great bushwalking trails and lookouts and ancient Aboriginal rock carvings.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Cessnock (76 km)

    Some of the finest wines in the world are created in the Hunter Valley and its towns, gourmet food is acclaimed and luxury, boutique accommodations are matched by the most beautiful natural scenery.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Newcastle (126 km)

    Newcastle is a harbour city surrounded by amazing surf beaches that are linked by a great coastal walk, the Bathers Way. The walk from Nobbys Beach to Merewether Beach takes about three hours and is a great way to explore the city.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Yango walking track, Yengo National Park. Photo: John Spencer