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Caloma lookout

Goobang National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Caloma lookout.

Getting there and parking

Caloma lookout is in the Wanda Wandong sector of Goobang National Park. Once in the park, follow Eastern Boundary trail for 3.2km. At this intersection, continue south onto Pipeclay Creek trail, and travel a further 5.2km. Turn right at the intersection with Sawpit Gully fire trail and then left into Caloma Trig trail and travel 1km to the lookout.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Caloma Trig may be closed following heavy rain.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

Limited parking is available at the Caloma lookout carpark.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

The temperate climate makes it a good time to bushwalk on several different walking tracks or fire trails. More experienced walkers can explore the park further and head off the beaten track. Clear, crisp autumn skies mean stargazing is at its best from Wanda Wandong campground. .

Spring

Enjoy the wildflowers and flowering shrubs in full, beautiful bloom. Drive up to Caloma lookout for great views of the surrounding farming country with its mosaic of canola, cereals and pasture paddocks .

Summer

Make the most of the free gas barbecues at Wanda Wandong campground to unwind after some active park exploration.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

17°C and 33°C

Highest recorded

45.1°C

Winter temperature

Average

7°C and 17°C

Lowest recorded

-6.2°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

133.9mm

Facilities

Picnic tables

Carpark

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).

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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Caloma lookout hero, Goobang National Park. Photo: C Davis