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Brindabella National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Brindabella National Park.

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

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    From Canberra:

    • Travel west along Uriarra Road to Brindabella Road
    • The dirt road starts along Brindabella Road, which takes you to the southern edge of Brindabella National Park.

    There is no public access to the eastern side of the park from Mountain Creek Road. Doctors Flat Road is a private road, and is locked between Mountain Creek Road and Maginot trail.

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    Access to McIntyres Hut, Lowell's Flat and Flea Creek campgrounds not recommended for camper trailers as the trails are very steep.

    • Unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • All roads require 4WD vehicle

    Weather restrictions

    • Dry weather only

    By bike

    Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.

    By public transport

    Brindabella National Park is not accessible by public transport.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Brindabella National Park. Here are some of the highlights.


    Enjoy the milder weather and take in the spectacular views and spring wildflowers as you explore the park on one of the many 4WD trails.


    Perfect for a camping weekend on the banks of the Goodradigbee River. Relax under the shade of a river she-oak and see if you can spot a wallaby or kangaroo feeding on the river flats.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    11°C and 29°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    0°C and 12°C

    Lowest recorded



    Wettest month


    Driest month


    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    However you discover NSW national parks and reserves, we want you to have a safe and enjoyable experience. Our park and reserve systems contrast greatly so you need to be aware of the risks and take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of those in your care.

    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).



    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.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Brindabella National Park


    Nearby towns

    Canberra (53 km)

    Canberra is the home of Australia's Parliament House, National Gallery, National Museum and War Memorial, as well as many more significant cultural and architectural offerings. Kids of all ages love the interactive science and technology at Questacon.

    Yass (57 km)

    This historic country town is the home of explorer Hamilton Hume. Discover heritage treasures along the town's Historic Walk and Drive; you can even follow in the footsteps of explorers on the Hume and Hovell Walking Track.

    Murrumbateman (74 km)

    Follow the Poacher's Way, a self-drive route that passes through rural townships and tranquil grazing land. Stop along the way to enjoy the region's best cafes, wineries, art galleries and welcoming B&Bs.