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Corn Trail walking track

Monga National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Corn Trail walking track.

Getting there and parking

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    Corn Trail walking track is in the northern precinct of Monga National Park. To get there:

    • Take the River Forest Road off the Kings Highway, approximately 20 km south east of Braidwood

    • Take the first left, approximately 200m after entering the park

    • Follow this road 400m to arrive at Dasyurus picnic area, where the walking track starts.

    • The track finishes at the Lower Corn Trail Carpark. This carpark allows you to do a car shuffle prior to starting the walk. Access this carpark via the Misty Mountain and No Name Mountain Roads. This carpark is a 40 minute drive one way from the Kings Highway.

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    Road quality

    Check the weather before you set out as the roads to the carparks at both ends of the trail can become boggy when it rains.

    Parking

    Parking is available at Dasyurus Picnic area, where the walking track starts.

    Lower Corn Trail carpark provides parking at the bottom end of the track.

    Best times to visit

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

    Autumn

    Autumn is a great time to take Corn Trail walking track. Take in the sweet perfumes of the plumwood trees in flower at Penance Grove.

    Spring

    See the distinctive bright red colour of the Monga waratah in flower along the banks of Mongarlowe River.

    Summer

    Enjoy the cool temperatures in the rainforest and discover its natural wonders on Penance Grove walking track.

    Winter

    Embark on the historic Corn Trail walking track and experience the diverse natural landscapes of Monga.

    Facilities

    There are no facilities available along Corn Trail walking track however gas barbecues and toilets are available at Mongarlowe Picnic Area

    Drinking water is not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.

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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 walking track 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.

    Horse riding safety

    Before you hop on your horse, learn how to keep you and your riding group safe.

    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

    Firewood may not be collected from the park.

    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.

    Corn Trail walking track

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    Corn Trail walking track, Monga National Park. Photo: Lucas Boyd