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Woolshed Falls walking track

Cocoparra National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Woolshed Falls walking track.

Track grading

Features of this track

Distance

0.5km return

Time

30min

Quality of markings

Sign posted

Experience required

No experience required

Gradient

Flat

Steps

Occasional steps

Quality of path

Formed track, some obstacles

Getting there and parking

Woolshed Falls walking track is in The Pines picnic area precinct of Cocoparra National Park. To get there from Griffith:

  • Take Rankins Springs Road through Beelbangera village to Yenda (about 15km).
  • Turn left at the T-intersection onto Myall Park Road and travel north for 7.5km
  • Turn right onto Mount Bingar Road, left at the park entrance at the Whitton Stock Route T-intersection, and travel for 4.6km until you reach Woolshed Flat access road, on the right.
  • Travel 3.1km to The Pines picnic area – you’ll see the turn-off on the left.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Woolshed Falls walking track can become boggy when it rains.

Parking

Parking is available at The Pines picnic area, where the walking 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.

Autumn

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. .

Spring

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

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

Summer temperature

Average

15°C and 33°C

Highest recorded

44.7°C

Winter temperature

Average

3°C and 17°C

Lowest recorded

–4.8°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

October

Driest month

December

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

111.3mm

Facilities

  • Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
  • Rubbish bins are not available. Please take your rubbish with you when you leave.

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.

This park is in a remote location, so please ensure you’re well-prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment, and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus 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).

Outback safety

Safety is of high priority in outback areas. In summer, temperatures can reach up to 50°C in some places. Food, water and fuel supplies can be scarce. Before you head off, check for road closures and use our contacts to stay safe in the outback.

Waterfall safety

Waterfalls are beautiful destinations but please be safe when visiting these natural wonders. Read these waterfall safety tips before exploring waterfalls on your next walk.

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.

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