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Mount Nangar lookout

Nangar National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Mount Nangar lookout.

Getting there and parking

From Terrara Creek camping and picnic area:

  • Travel east towards Dripping Rock, after which the road requires a 4WD.
  • 250m beyond Dripping Rock carpark, you’ll reach the eastern intersection of Terarra Creek fire trail and Dripping Rock Bypass Road.
  • Continue along Terarra Creek fire trail for 3km 
  • Turn left onto Goanna fire trail and continue for 2km
  • Turn left onto Nangar fire trail, which will take you to the summit.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Mount Nangar lookout may be closed following heavy rain.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • All roads require 4WD vehicle

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

Limited parking is available near the lookout at the end of the Nangar fire trail.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

As the days cool down, it's perfect weather for taking some of the longer walks along the walking tracks and fire trails.

Spring

Bushwalkers will be rewarded with beautiful wildflowers and flowering shrubs.

Winter

Build a cosy campfire at Terarra Creek camping and picnic area and spend a cool, clear night gazing at the stars.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

13°C and 33°C

Highest recorded

43.5°C

Winter temperature

Average

2°C and 18°C

Lowest recorded

–6.9°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

April

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

129.5mm

Facilities

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

Picnic tables

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Bushwalking safety

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

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.

Mount Nangar lookout

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Mount Nangar lookout, Nangar National Park. Photo: K Edwards/NSW Government