Budawang National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Budawang National Park.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
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
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.
The clear autumn weather is perfect for walking to the top of Mount Budawang, which can be covered in scenic clouds.
As the weather warms up, this is a perfect time to take advantage of Long Gully campground.
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
10.5°C and 25.4°C
0.4°C and 12.1°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
- in the South Coast and Country NSW regions
Budawang National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
02 4454 9500
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.
- Lot 9 Blackburn Industrial Estate, 6 Coller Road Ulladulla NSW 2539
- Ulladulla office
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