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Penance Grove walking track

Monga National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Penance Grove walking track.

Track grading

Grade 1

Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
  • Time

    15 - 30min

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Distance

    0.25km loop

  • Steps

    No steps

  • Quality of path

    Well-formed track

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

    On entering Monga National Park:

    • Continue on River Forest Road for approximately 4.9km
    • Pass the sign to Mongarlowe River picnic area and after 500m, you’ll see the Penance Grove walking track carpark on your right.

    Park entry points


    Parking is available at Penance Grove walking track.


    • Toilets are available at the nearby Mongarlowe River picnic area.
    • Drinking water isn't available in this area, so it's a good idea to bring your own.

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    Safety messages

    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).


    Disability access level - easy

    The first 50m of this 250m raised timber boardwalk is suitable for wheelchairs, prams, and visitors with limited mobility. Beyond this point, there are a number of flights of steps as you continue along the boardwalk.

    Easy access is free of obstacles such as steps, rough terrain or significant slopes, and may have ramps or boardwalks.



    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.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Penance Grove walking track

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    Penance Grove walking track hero, Monga National Park. Photo: Lucas Boyd