Mount Brogden walking track
Cocoparra National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Mount Brogden walking track.
Grade 4Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
2 - 3hrs
Quality of markings
Short steep hills
Quality of path
Rough track, many obstacles
Some bushwalking experience recommended
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Mount Brogden walking track starts at the picnic area on Binya Forest Drive in Binya State Forest, leading into the southern end of Cocoparra National Park. To get there from Griffith:
- Travel along Burley Griffin Way past Yenda
- Turn left onto Barry Scenic Drive
- Turn right onto Binya Forest Drive after about 3.5km
- You’ll find the picnic area about 4.5 km along the road
Check the weather before you set out as the road to the Mount Brogden walking track can become boggy when it rains.
Parking is available at the picnic area off Binya Forest Drive in Binya State Forest, where the track begins.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Cocoparra National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Camp at Woolshed Flat while the days are still long and warm enough to explore the walking tracks and the cool nights are pleasant for sitting and watching the sun set Keep an eye out for the autumn greenhood, an early flowering orchid. .
Take Jacks Creek walking track to see gorgeous spring flowers, including orchids, daisies, wattles and tea-trees. Watch the first rainbow bee-eaters arrive to build nests in the ground. Their brilliant colours are dazzling. Climb Mount Brodgen to look out over the plains and the tree line of Murrumbidgee River .
Winter rains bring the creeks and falls to life, and the blue-tinged cypress pine trees contrast against the red rocks beautifully after wet weather. The mosses and lichens on Falcon Falls walking track are also renewed with the seasonal rains Wattles begin to flower and their glorious colour will brighten up a cold day .
Weather, temperature and rainfall
15°C and 33°C
3°C and 17°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Drinking water is limited or not available so you'll need to bring your own.
Maps and downloads
- Griffith office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. Closed 1pm to 2pm.
- 02 6966 8100
- 200 Yambil Street, Griffith NSW 2680