Capertee Woolshed ruins
Capertee National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Capertee Woolshed ruins.
Getting there and parking
Capertee Woolshed ruins are in the central precinct of Capertee National Park. To get there:
- From Glen Alice Road, turn onto Port Macquarie Road and follow until you reach the locked gate.
- From the locked gate on the park boundary (the access code can be obtained from Mudgee park office), continue on Port Macquarie Road for 5km.
- Upon arriving at Capertee River causeway, cross the river and follow Capertee trail for approximately 100m until you see the ruins on your left.
Check the weather before you set out as the road to Capertee Woolshed ruins can become boggy when it rains.
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
ParkingParking is available beside Capertee trail, a short walk (50m) from Capertee Woolshed ruins.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Capertee National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
The cooler autumn months are an excellent time for walking and mountain biking the trails and tracks within the park.
Grab your binoculars for some superb birdwatching. You might catch a rare glimpse of the endangered regent honeyeater as it builds its nest.
Enjoy a relaxing picnic on the shady banks of Capertee River, a refreshing swim and perhaps some fishing.
Enjoy a car tour of Capertee while taking in nearby Wollemi and Goulburn River National Parks.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
12.1°C and 25.5°C
10.4°C and 0.7°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
- Drinking water is limited in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
- Firewood is not supplied and may not be collected from the park
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - hard
- Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty
Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.
This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.
Commercial filming and photography
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- Mudgee office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4:30pm.
- 02 6370 9000
- 27 Inglis Street, Mudgee NSW 2850