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Dry Tank picnic area

Gundabooka National Park

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Take in the beauty of the Gundabooka National Park landscape at Dry Tank picnic area. Enjoy a picnic or barbecue lunch and watch the birds before walking to Mt Gunderbooka.

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Check the weather and road conditions before you set out as the roads to Gundabooka National Park may be closed.

Dry Tank picnic area is a great place to stop for lunch in Gundabooka National Park. Enjoy the peaceful setting of rugged red earth and eucalypts as you enjoy your picnic lunch.

If you’re feeling energetic before or after your picnic, you can take the walk to Little Mountain. Some might find it a bit challenging, however the views from the summit are stunning – you’ll be able to see the entire northern escarpment of the Gundabooka Range.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Also see

  • Photo of picnic tables and a barbecue under a shelter at Dry Tank campground and picnic area at Gundabooka National Park. Photo credit: Jess Ellis/DPE © DPE

    Dry Tank campground

    Stay overnight in Gundabooka National Park at Dry Tank campground. Bring your tent, caravan or trailer to enjoy a night of national park camping near Bourke in outback NSW.

  • Start of Little Mountain walking track with park signage. Photo credit: Leah Pippos © DPIE

    Little Mountain walking track

    Ideal for outback birdwatching and walking with kids, Little Mountain walking track offers a gentle walk with scenic views of Gundabooka National Park, near Bourke.

  • Panoramic view of bushland and Gunderbooka Range under a blue sky. Photo credit: Leah Pippos © DPIE

    Little Mountain lookout

    Little Mountain lookout is at the end of Little Mountain walking track, in Gundabooka National Park. It’s a great spot to soak up stunning views of Gunderbooka Range.


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