Burrinjuck Nature Reserve

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Burrinjuck Nature Reserve was created in February 1984. It covers an area of 5382ha. View the detailed park and fire management documents.

The name Burrinjuck is thought to derive from the Aboriginal words Booren Yiack, which mean ‘precipitous mountain’, and refers to the peak that rises in the west. Evidence of Aboriginal use of the land can be seen in protected archaeological deposit sites throughout the reserve.

Within the park you’ll find steep and rugged slopes that protect diverse forest ecosystems dominated by blue gums, peppermints, red stringybarks and box trees. These communities are home to a number of threatened plant and animal species including the yass daisy, crimson spider orchid, wee jasper grevillea, gang gang cockatoo and powerful owl.

The reserve can be accessed for walking or bird watching, although there are no formal walking tracks or vehicle access. 

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Local alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/burrinjuck-nature-reserve/local-alerts