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Moolarben picnic area

Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

On entering Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve:

  • Park at Moolarben picnic area

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Moolarben picnic area.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.

Spring

The heathland begins flowering in late winter and it really starts to hit its stride in early spring. This makes it a particularly great time for camping, birdwatching and hiking.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

16°C and 30°C

Highest recorded

43°C

Winter temperature

Average

3°C and 16°C

Lowest recorded

-7.2°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

April

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

134.3mm

Facilities

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

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)

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Safety messages

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

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).

Accessibility

Disability access level - easy

This area is fully wheelchair-accessible.

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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