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Warrumbungle Visitor Centre

Warrumbungle National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Warrumbungle Visitor Centre.

Getting there and parking

The visitor centre is just off John Renshaw Parkway in Warrumbungle National Park.

From Coonabarabran:

  • Head west on Timor Road, which becomes John Renshaw Parkway at the Warrumbungle National Park boundary.
  • Turn north at the visitor centre signage and travel for 300m.
  • The visitor centre is on the right.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Parking

 Parking is available at the visitor centre.

Best times to visit

You may experience a great range of temperatures on any day in the park. In summer it's generally hot in the daytime and temperatures often exceed 30C. In contrast, winter can be very cold and the temperature drops below freezing at night. Rainfall is also highly variable, ranging from drought to prolonged wet periods. Less rain falls on the western side of the park than on the eastern side. It rains most from December to February and the annual average rainfall is 720mm. Thunderstorms are common in mid to late summer.

Spring

During early spring wildflowers are in bloom, including a huge variety of golden wattle flowers With a more moderate climate, spring is a great time to get out and camp under the stars .

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

15°C and 30°C

Highest recorded

42.6°C

Winter temperature

Average

0°C and 15°C

Lowest recorded

-9°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

176.3mm

Facilities

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

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 - easy

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 OEH pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Warrumbungle Visitor Centre

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The Breadknifes, Warrumbungle National Park. Photo: Chinmoy Mukerjee