Bangadilly National Park
Located 20km from Bowral in the Southern Highlands of NSW at Canyonleigh, Bangadilly National Park offers opportunities for remote wilderness hiking, wildlife photography and birdwatching.
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Although easily accessible from nearby Bowral, Bangadilly National Park is relatively untraversed by visitors, making it a great place to get away from the workaday world and feel like you’ve escaped into a remote wilderness paradise.
It’s an ideal park for independent adventurers who are comfortable making their own way around firetrails and unmarked walks with the help of a good map. You’ll be rewarded with great hiking to scenic lookouts with enjoyable birdwatching, wildlife photography opportunities and potential picnic spots dotted all along the way.
Enjoy panoramic views out across the striking Wingecarribe River valley. Other special sights you may be treated to here include platypus paddling along the riverbanks, koalas cuddling up to forest gums, or peregrine falcons soaring across the skyline.
Open forest and woodlands line the dry ridges and slopes while forests of red stringbark, brittle gum, apple box and river peppermint tower in the sheltered valleys and along the riverbanks.
Highlights in this park
Mount Penang loop walk in Bangadilly National Park is a 3km unmarked hiking trail that is best-suited to experienced bushwalkers.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- 02 9585 6831
- in the Country NSW region
Bangadilly National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
02 4588 2400
Contact hours: Monday to Friday , 9.30am to 4pm.
- Bowmans Cottage, 370 Windsor Street, Richmond NSW 2753
- Richmond office
02 4720 6200 Infoline
Contact hours: Entry station is only open on weekends, public holidays and school holidays.
- Blue Mountains National Park, Bruce Road, Glenbrook NSW 2773
- Glenbrook office