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Finchley cultural walk

Yengo National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Finchley cultural walk.

Track grading

Grade 3

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  • Time

    15 - 45min

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Distance

    1km return

  • Steps

    No steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

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    The Finchley cultural walk is in Yengo National Park. To get there:

    • Take the Yango Creek Road from Wollombi or Laguna
    • Then Upper Yango Creek Road onto the Finchley track
    • Follow Finchley track past Finchley lookout, then turn left onto Yango track.

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    Check the weather before you set out as the road to Finchley cultural walk can become slippery when it rains.

    Parking

    Parking is available.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Yengo National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    Try mountain bike-riding around the Mount Yengo loop trail.

    Spring

    Set up camp at either Blue Gums or Mountain Arm campground and enjoy the stunning spring wildflower display.

    Summer

    Great for 4WD touring, experience those amazing sunsets and spectacular views from Finchley lookout.

    Winter

    Make Big Yango House your base to explore the park, enjoy warm days on the veranda and chilly nights by the fireplace.

    Facilities

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

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    Safety messages

    This park is in a remote location, so please ensure you’re well-prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.

    Bushwalking safety

    If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

    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).

    Prohibited

    Gathering firewood

    Firewood may not be collected from the park

    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.

    Finchley cultural walk

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    Finchley Cultural Walk, Yengo National Park. Photo: John Spencer