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Nangar horse riding trails

Nangar National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Nangar horse riding trails.

Getting there and parking

Nangar horse riding trails are in Nangar National Park. To get there:

From Eugowra:

  • Travel 10km along Escort Way (Eugowra – Orange Road)
  • The park entrance sign is at the intersection with Dripping Rock Road
  • Turn right here and travel 2.5km along Dripping Rock Road, where you’ll cross a cattle grid into the park.

From Orange:

  • Travel 70km along Escort Way (otherwise known as Forbes Road)
  • The park entrance sign is at the intersection with Dripping Rock Road
  • Turn left here and travel 2.5km along Dripping Rock Road, where you’ll cross a cattle grid into the park.

Road quality

2WDs can access the park via Dripping Rock Road. 4WDs are required to drive through the rest of the park.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • Most roads require 4WD vehicle

Weather restrictions

  • 4WD required in wet weather


Parking for horse floats is available 1km from the park entry at the first visitor sign. Horse floats may have trouble traversing the creek crossing further along Dripping Rock Road.


  • Horses can be held in temporary fencing located near the dam on the south side of Dripping Rock Road. Temporary yards or structures should be removed when the camping area is vacated.
  • Water is available from a dam located on the southwest side of the Dripping Rock Road. Horses are not permitted within 30m of the dam itself.
  • Scatter horse manure and bury human waste at a depth of at least 30cm or remove from the site.
  • Collecting firewood in the park is prohibited, so you’ll need to bring your own with you. Fuel stoves are preferred. If a fire is necessary, suitable containers with legs must be used to avoid burnt patches on the ground.
  • Rubbish bins are not available, so please take your rubbish with you when you leave.


Non-flush toilets are located at Terarra Creek camping and picnic area.

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)

Maps and downloads

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.

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.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

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 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).


Disability access level - no wheelchair access


Camp fires and solid fuel burners




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



Horse riding is permitted on specific trails in this park. You must remain on these trails at all times and ride in a way that meets the code of practice for horse riding in parks.


Gathering firewood


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.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Nangar horse riding trails

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Park info

  • in Nangar National Park in the Country NSW region
  • Nangar National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to extreme weather or fire danger.