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Borenore picnic area

Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve

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

Getting there and parking

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    The picnic area is 1km from the entrance of Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve.

    Road quality

    • Unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles (no long vehicle access)

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather


    Parking is available in a gravel carpark 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.


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


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


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

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    15°C and 25°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    2°C and 12°C

    Lowest recorded



    Wettest month


    Driest month


    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



    You will need to bring drinking and cooking water.


    • Non-flush toilets

    Picnic tables

    Barbecue facilities

    • Gas/electric barbecues (free)


    Step-free access

    The picnic area is flat and step-free, but there are no pathways. You'll need to cross over flat grass and hard-packed ground to reach the picnic tables and barbecue shelters.

    The toilets are set next to the gravel access road - from the parking area, you can reach them by crossing over gravel ground.

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    Safety messages

    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 - medium

    Borenore picnic area is flat and step-free but there are no pathways. You'll need to cross over a mixture of hard-packed ground and grass to reach the picnic tables and barbecue facilities.

    There are accessible toilets with a ramp that are set next to the gravel access road that leads to the picnic area.



    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.

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