Beni State Conservation Area
All the practical information you need to know about Beni State Conservation Area.
Getting there and parking
- Follow Myall Street east through town
- Continue along Myall Street, which then turns into Whitewood Road.
- Follow Whitewood Road to the end, where you’ll find the entrance to Beni State Conservation Area.
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- Dry weather only
Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.
By public transport
For information about public transport options, visit the NSW country transport info website
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Beni State Conservation Area. Here are some of the highlights.
Take a leisurely walk or jog along the trails and creek lines that criss-cross the park Enjoy the gentle autumn sun and head to the sandstone creek lines to view old Aboriginal grinding grooves and artefacts .
Come along for the Beni Spring Spin cycling event (organised by the Dubbo Mountain Bike Club). Enjoy a 20km family ride or test yourself with the 40km or 60km treks. Go walking, cycling or driving around the area to enjoy the array of wildflowers blooming at this time of year .
Plan an evening visit to hear the resident frogs calling from the dams' edges. Avoid the heat by visiting first thing in the morning. As birds are such early risers, you'll be treated to a wealth of sights and sounds before the rest of the world is even out of bed. .
Head to the picnic area between the two dams on a crisp winter morning and keep warm with a cup of billy tea. Watch as you sip, keeping an eye out for wallabies emerging for a morning drink. See Australia's floral emblem up close as the park's abundant wattle trees burst into fluffy, yellow bloom .
Weather, temperature and rainfall
16°C and 34°C
3°C and 16°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
- in the Country NSW region
Beni State Conservation Area is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
02 6841 7100
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 74 River Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
- Dubbo office
Dubbo (13 km)
Dubbo is an excellent place for families to enjoy together. There are kid-friendly attractions, a wide variety of accommodation, beautiful picnic spots, vast open spaces and the famous Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
Narromine (53 km)
As well as delicious produce and beautiful flower farms, Narromine is rich in aviation history, claiming the country's oldest regional aero club. With some of the best thermals in the world, it's a great place to watch the planes glide by while delving into Australian aviation's rich past.
Wellington (55 km)
Visit the Wellington Caves to admire the huge stalagmite in Cathedral Cave, once thought to be the largest in the world. Don't miss the unusual and beautiful cave coral in Garden Cave.