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Molly O'Neill nature track

Bungonia National Park

Overview

Enjoy this easy walk along Molly O’Neill nature track which passes through open woodland, teeming with wildlife, takes in limestone outcrops, and ends at Bungonia lookdown.

Where
Bungonia National Park
Accessibility
Medium
Distance
0.3km one-way
Time suggested
15 - 45min
Grade
Grade 2
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
What to
bring
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
Please note
  • On entering the park, register your trip intention at the park office visitor register.
  • The weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch.

Molly O’Neill was an amateur botanist who passionately dedicated herself to exploring and researching what was, at the time, Bungonia Reserve and is now Bungonia National Park. It is only fitting, therefore, that a walking track has been named in her honour.

Take your time along this short track to read the interpretive signage and see what you can learn about some of the plants native to the park. Enjoy the wildflowers during spring and keep your binoculars handy to look at the wildlife whose habitats you’re passing through. During daylight hours, you’re most likely to see wallaroos, wallabies, kangaroos, goannas and lyrebirds. At night, you may get a glimpse of a glider and you will almost certainly see possums.

The track passes through the park’s typical eucalyptus woodland with limestone outcrops and ends, with a flourish at The Lookdown lookout. For a longer hike try the Green track.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

General enquiries

Park info

  • in Bungonia National Park in the Country NSW region
  • Bungonia National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to high fire danger, or park operations. It's a good idea to ring the office for current information.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. Daily fees can be paid at the ticket machines at the park office.

    Buy annual pass
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Molly O'Neil Track, Bungonia National Park. Photo: Audrey Kutzner/NSW Government