Culgoa Connellys track
Culgoa National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Culgoa Connellys track.
Features of this track
2 - 3hrs
Quality of markings
No directional signage
No experience required
Quality of path
Formed track, some obstacles
Getting there and parking
Culgoa Connellys track starts from Culgoa River campground in the Burban Grange precinct of Culgoa National Park. To get there:
- Take the unsealed road north-east of Bourke for 180km, or the unsealed, dry weather road north of Brewarrina for 120km.
- The campground is 14km from the southern entrance of the park
Check the weather before you set out as the road to Culgoa National Park can become boggy when it rains and the roads are susceptible to flooding.
Parking is available at Culgoa River campground.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Culgoa National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
After reasonable winter rains, the park erupts with blooms of native wildflowers, and animals begin to raise their young.
Summer in Culgoa can be incredibly hot, so hiking should be attempted by experienced walkers only. For everybody else, this is a perfect opportunity to take advantage of the coolness of Culgoa River.
This is a great time to settle in at Culgoa River campground, with winter the best time for walking in the park. Wildlife is still abundant and birdwatching is superb.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
21°C and 34.9°C
5.7°C and 19.6°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
- Bourke office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6830 0200
- 51-53 Oxley Street, Bourke NSW 2840