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Big Yango loop trail

Yengo National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Big Yango loop trail.

Getting there and parking

Big Yango loop trail is in the Big Yango precinct of Yengo National Park. 

A gate code is required to access this area and access is only for those staying overnight at the Big Yango House, Blue Gums campground or Mountain Arm campground. There is no access for day visitors.

To get there:

  • Turn right onto the start of Big Yango loop trail at the display shelter near Big Yango House
  • Follow the trail past Blue Gums campground and Yango walking track
  • Continue in an anti-clockwise direction around the back of Mount Yengo.

Road quality

  • This trail is only suitable for 4WD vehicles with low range
  • Check the weather before you set out as Big Yango loop trail can become boggy when it rains.


Parking is available at the start of the Mount Yengo loop trail.

Best times to visit

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


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


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


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


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

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

  • We recommended that you travel in a group of 2 or more vehicles, just in case assistance is required.
  • This park is in a remote location, so please ensure you’re well-prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.

Cycling safety

Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus 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 and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.



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

If you're travelling through a national park or reserve on a public road you can have pets inside your vehicle. However, you must keep them inside your vehicle while driving through national parks or reserves. You must also comply with any conditions in the park’s plan of management, and you cannot stop to visit the park or use park facilities (unless for safety reasons, or to use publicly accessible toilets).


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Big Yango loop trail

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Park info

  • in Yengo National Park 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.