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Conimbla National Park

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

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    From Cowra:

    • Travel 9km west along the Mid-Western Highway. Turn right onto Barryrennie Road, following the signs to Conimbla National Park. Continue for 17km, then turn left into the Wallaby picnic area carpark.

     From Gooloogong:

    • From Gooloogong town centre, turn onto Kangarooby Road. Follow the signs to Conimbla National Park. Continue for 24km, then turn right into the Wallaby picnic area carpark.

     From Grenfell:

    • Travel 46km east on the Mid-Western Highway. Turn left onto Barryrennie Road, following the signs to Conimbla National Park. Continue for 17km, then turn left into the Wallaby picnic area carpark.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    Best times to visit

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

    Autumn

    Take advantage of the cooler weather and go for a more adventurous walk off the beaten track.

    Spring

    Check out the abundance of beautiful blooming wildflowers, particularly the park's distinctive range of orchids.

    Summer

    A good time to enjoy the wild nightlife in Conimbla with some spotlighting along Wallaby walking track. Or, just relax in your tent under the stars at Wallaby picnic area.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    14°C and 32°C

    Highest recorded

    46.6°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    2°C and 17°C

    Lowest recorded

    -8°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    January

    Driest month

    June

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    103mm

    Facilities

    Toilets

    Picnic tables

    Barbecue 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 + 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).

    Outback safety

    Safety is of high priority in outback areas. In summer, temperatures can reach up to 50°C in some places. Food, water and fuel supplies can be scarce. Before you head off, check for road closures and use our contacts to stay safe in the outback.

    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.

    Conimbla National Park

    Contact

    Nearby towns

    Cowra (25 km)

    Cowra is gaining a reputation as a wine-producing region and source of specialty products. You'll find plenty of cellar doors where you can sample award-winning local wines from golden chardonnay to soft, ripe reds.

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    Canowindra (56 km)

    In the red countryside of Canowindra, you can travel back 360 million years to see rare fossils in the amazing Age of Fishes Museum, where you'll encounter thousands of fossilised freshwater fish.

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    Grenfell (63 km)

    The historic goldmining town of Grenfell is the birthplace of poet Henry Lawson, who was born on 17 June, 1867.  Bushranger Ben Hall was also born nearby. Hall and his gang rampaged through the area from late 1863 until his death in a hail of bullets in May 1865.Visit the Grenfell Historical Museum to learn about Grenfell and its famous and (infamous) sons.

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    Yambira Mountain, Conimbla National Park. Photo: M Cooper/NSW Government