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Budawang National Park

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

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    From Milton to Long Gully:

    • Follow the signs to Pigeon House Mountain Didthul.
    • Rather than turning onto Pigeon House Road, continue on Yadboro Road and cross Clyde River, merging onto the Western Distributor.
    • Turn right onto Long Gully Road and continue to the campground

    From Braidwood or Mongarlowe to Mount Budawang:

    • From Charleys Forest Road or Little River Road, turn onto Northangera Road through Mongarlowe, then onto Budawang Road near the fire station.
    • Travel a further 1.8 km, then veer right at the intersection through a gate.
    • Follow the signs for another 5km to the carpark. You’ll need to go through several farm gates – make sure you leave them as you find them.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    By bike

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

    By public transport

    There is no public transport to Budawang National Park.

    Best times to visit

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

    Autumn

    The clear autumn weather is perfect for walking to the top of Mount Budawang, which can be covered in scenic clouds.

    Spring

    As the weather warms up, this is a perfect time to take advantage of Long Gully campground.

    Winter

    Take a drive along the Western Distributor to view the steep slopes of the Budawang Range from the warmth of your car.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    10.5°C and 25.4°C

    Highest recorded

    41.1°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    0.4°C and 12.1°C

    Lowest recorded

    -9.2°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    January

    Driest month

    July

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    199.9mm

    Facilities

    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).

    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.

    Budawang National Park

    Contact

    Nearby towns

    Braidwood (25 km)

    Braidwood was the first town to be listed on the NSW State Heritage register. Today, you can tour the town on a self-guided heritage walk and see dozens of impressive historic buildings dating from the gold-rush days.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Batemans Bay (40 km)

    Batemans Bay is a bustling coastal town with majestic seascapes. It's located on the estuary of the Clyde River.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Ulladulla (45 km)

    Ulladulla is close to several wonderful national parks. Morton National Park, to the west, is home to Pigeon House Mountain, a local landmark which is a popular climb. Murramarang National Park, between Ulladulla and Batemans Bay, has beautiful coastal walks, beaches and camping sites.   

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