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She-Oak crossing walk

Bomaderry Creek Regional Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about She-Oak crossing walk.

Track grading

Grade 3

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

    2 - 3hrs

  • Quality of markings

    Sign posted

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    3.9km loop

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

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    She-Oak crossing walk starts at Bomaderry Creek picnic area in the northern precinct of Bomaderry Creek Regional Park and enters land owned by Shoalhaven City Council. 

    To get there:

    • Drive along the Princes Highway to Bomaderry
    • Turn west into Narang Road and park in the carpark approximately 300m along on your left
    • It is a 150m walk along a sealed pathway to the picnic area
    • Start out on Mossy Gully track (a short loop walk along the gorge) and continue on past Mossy Gully along She-Oak crossing walk

    Park entry points

    Parking

    Parking is available on Narang Road. Long vehicles will need to park in the tennis court carpark across the road.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Bomaderry Creek Regional Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    Autumn weather is perfect for a picnic and a bushwalk in the park.

    Spring

    Walk one of the park's lovely trails in springtime to see wildflowers in bloom above the gorge.

    Summer

    Enjoy the shade of the gorge and dip your toes in the cool water of Bomaderry Creek.

    Winter

    Take one of the longer walks – the 5.5km She-Oak crossing walk along the gorge is just the thing on a sunny winter afternoon.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    18°C and 24°C

    Highest recorded

    42.4°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    8°C and 18°C

    Lowest recorded

    2.3°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    Driest month

    September

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    304.4mm

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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).

    River and lake safety

    The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

    Don’t attempt to cross the creek after heavy rain as the high water can be dangerous.

    Permitted

    Fishing

    A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

    Pets

    You can walk your dog at this location. See other regional parks in NSW that have dog walking areas.

    Dog walking is permitted in this park away from picnic areas and children's play areas. You will need to keep them on a leash at all times and remember to pick up after them.

    Prohibited

    Gathering firewood

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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