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Dubbo Gully loop trail

Dharug National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Dubbo Gully loop trail.

Getting there and parking

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    Dubbo Gully loop trail is in Dharug National Park. To get there:

    • Follow Wisemans Ferry Road to Mangrove Mountain
    • Turn right into Waratah Road, follow to the end of bitumen (about 4km) and turn left into Dubbo Gully.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    Parking is available along Waratah Road or 500m before the Dubbo Gully gate.

    Best times to visit

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

    Autumn

    The water has warmed up nicely by late summer so autumn is great for kayaking and canoeing along the Hawkesbury river.

    Spring

    The spring months are perfect for enjoying more strenuous activities in the park, like the longer walks and mountain bike riding. It's also the perfect time to see wildflowers.

    Winter

    The park is still stunning in winter and walking on sunny days is very pleasant. It can be cold at night so bring warm gear if you're camping.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    13°C and 27°C

    Highest recorded

    42.9°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    8°C and 18°C

    Lowest recorded

    -0.1°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    February and March

    Driest month

    September

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    230.2mm

    Facilities

    • Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own. The water from the tank at Ten Mile Hollow is not suitable for drinking.
    • You’re encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.
    • Composting toilets can be found at Ten Mile Hollow campground

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    Safety messages

    Bushwalking safety

    If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

    • This attraction 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.
    • The walking opportunities in this park are suitable for experienced bushwalkers who are comfortable undertaking self-reliant hiking

    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 + 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.

    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 pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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    Dubbo Gully loop trail, Dharug National Park. Photo: Nick cubbin