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Wingham Brush boardwalk

Wingham Brush Nature Reserve

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Wingham Brush boardwalk.

Track grading

Grade 2

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

    30 - 45min

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Flat

  • Distance

    1.9km return

  • Steps

    Occasional steps

  • Quality of path

    Well-formed track

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

    Wingham Brush boardwalk is on the Farquhar Street side of Wingham Brush Nature Reserve. To get there:

    • As you enter the township of Wingham, continue on Wingham Road.
    • Turn left into Farquhar Street, then follow to the end, where you’ll see the carpark.

    Parking

    Parking is available at the end of Farquhar Street, where the boardwalk starts.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Wingham Brush Nature Reserve Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    Enjoy the peaceful ambience and see the beautiful autumn colours on the leaves of the white cedars as you wander along the boardwalk.

    Spring

    Wander through the rainforest by day, then, on the banks of the river at sunset, watch the spectacular sight of flying foxes flying out in search of food.

    Summer

    Escape the holiday crowds, enjoy cooler temperatures under the rainforest canopy and see grey-headed flying foxes when breeding reaches its peak.

    Winter

    Keep your eyes out for seasonal altitudinal migrants, such as fruit pigeons, bowerbirds and bats foraging in the rainforest.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    16°C and 29°C

    Highest recorded

    45.2°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    6°C and 20°C

    Lowest recorded

    -5°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    Driest month

    September

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    789.7mm

    Maps and downloads

    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).

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - easy

    • The eastern section of this boardwalk, from the end of Farquhar Street along Graham Allen walking track and Flying Fox loop, is suitable for wheelchairs, prams, and visitors with limited mobility.
    • This section consists of raised timber and fibremesh boardwalk.
    • Regenerators walk, accessed from the western end of Graham Allen walking track, or from Farquhar Street, is raised timber decking with several sets of steps.

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

    Prohibited

    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.

    Wingham Brush boardwalk

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    Park info

    • in Wingham Brush Nature Reserve in the North Coast region
    • Wingham Brush Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, flooding, or for the benefit of the flying foxes during breeding.