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Mount Nangar lookout

Nangar National Park

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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


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.


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


Bushwalkers will be rewarded with beautiful wildflowers and flowering shrubs.


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


13°C and 33°C

Highest recorded


Winter temperature


2°C and 18°C

Lowest recorded



Wettest month


Driest month


The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



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

Picnic tables


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 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).



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.

Mount Nangar lookout

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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.