Cecil Hoskins Nature Reserve
All the practical information you need to know about Cecil Hoskins Nature Reserve.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
From Moss Vale:
- Head north on Argyle Street/The Highland Way
- Cross Bong Bong Bridge over Wingecarribee River, then turn right after 300m.
- Drive to the end of this road and stop at the reserve carpark
Park entry points
- Argyle Road access See on map
- Cecil Hoskins picnic area See on map
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 Cecil Hoskins Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.
When the weather is milder, hike from the reserve to Bong Bong.
Bring your binoculars for a spot of birdwatching and look for migratory bird species that stop over to feed and rest in the reserve.
Enjoy a summer evening picnic and listen to birdcalls. By the time the sun goes down, they'll be in competition with the frogs.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
12°C and 25.3°C
1.8°C and 12.5°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
- in the Country NSW region
Cecil Hoskins Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre
02 4887 7270
Contact hours: 9am to 4pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 1301 Nowra Road, Fitzroy Falls NSW 2577
- Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre
Moss Vale (3 km)
Moss Vale is the rural centre of the Southern Highlands, with its regional livestock saleyards, farmers market and agricultural show. The meandering tree-lined main street and lush gardens make it one of the most picturesque towns in the region.
Bowral (6 km)
Spring is tulip time while summer has fragrant roses and autumn, flowering bulbs. Bowral Tulip Festival runs from the end of September until early October; the Autumn Garden Festival is held in May.
Nowra (58 km)
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