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Borenore picnic area

Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about the Borenore picnic area.

Getting there and parking

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    On entering Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve:

    • The picnic area is 1km from the entrance

    Road quality

    • Unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles (no long vehicle access)

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather

    Parking

    Parking is available at the picnic area.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    Let your inner geologist loose among the limestone and see if you can spot the remnants of marble quarries and mines from the past.

    Spring

    Check out the wildflowers and birds in the endangered box gum woodland.

    Summer

    Escape the heat and step into magical Arch Cave while walking the Arch Cave loop track.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    15°C and 25°C

    Highest recorded

    38.3°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    2°C and 12°C

    Lowest recorded

    -5.6°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    August

    Driest month

    April

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    98.6mm

    Facilities

    You will need to bring drinking and cooking water.

    Toilets

    • Non-flush toilets

    Picnic tables

    Barbecue facilities

    • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

    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).

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - medium

    Assistance may be required to access this area

    • Wheelchair access to the picnic area is over natural ground and may require assistance to access this area 
    •  There is barrier-free access to the toilets

    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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