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Orara Escarpment 4WD touring route

Bindarri National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Orara Escarpment 4WD touring route.

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

    Orara Escarpment 4WD touring route starts in the eastern precinct of Bindarri National Park. To get there:

    • Follow the directions to the park entrance via Dairyville Road
    • Take Pine Road up the escarpment and continue to Bangalore Falls on Bangalore Road
    • Continue on Range and Urumbilum Creek roads to Urumbilum picnic area and Urumbilum Falls
    • Return the same way, or drive back on Range Road, then take Corfes Road and Langleys Road which brings you to Eastern Dorrigo Way, east of Ulong.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    Parking is available along Orara Escarpment 4WD touring route.

    Best times to visit

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

    Autumn

    Get off the beaten track and take your 4WD through pristine bushlands, stopping to see the magnificent Bangalore Falls.

    Spring

    Enjoy picnicking and swimming by the river and easy walking to see spectacular waterfalls.

    Summer

    Take a refreshing swim in the crystal clear waters of Urumbilum River.

    Winter

    Head off on your mountain bike and explore the remote forest trails.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    18°C and 27°C

    Highest recorded

    43.3°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    7°C and 20°C

    Lowest recorded

    -3.2°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    Driest month

    September

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    781.9mm

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    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 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.

    Permitted

    Fishing

    A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

    Prohibited

    Gathering firewood

    Pets

    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.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Orara Escarpment 4WD touring route

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    Park info

    Range Road, Bindarri National Park. Photo: Barbara Webster/NSW Government