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Cunnawarra National Park

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

From Dorrigo:

  • Travel west along Waterfall Way towards Ebor/Armidale
  • Turn left to follow Waterfall Way towards Ebor/Armidale
  • Continue to Ebor

From Ebor:

  • Travel west along Waterfall Way towards Armidale
  • Turn left to stay on Waterfall Way towards Armidale
  • After about 7.6km, turn left onto Point Lookout Road.
  • Continue onto Styx Forest Way and return back to Armidale/Grafton Road

From Armidale:

  • Travel east along Waterfall Way for approximately 65km
  • Turn right onto Armidale Kempsey Road just past Wollomombi
  • After about 20km, turn left onto Styx Forest Way.
  • Continue onto Point Lookout Road to return back to Waterfall Way Road

Parking

By bike

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.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

13°C and 24°C

Highest recorded

32.8°C

Winter temperature

Average

1°C and 13°C

Lowest recorded

-7°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

June

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

84mm

Facilities

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).

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.

Cunnawarra National Park

Contact

Nearby towns

Dorrigo (70 km)

Dorrigo is a serene country town and the gateway to Dorrigo National Park. Its close to the edge of the escarpment above the Bellingen Valley.

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Armidale (78 km)

During autumn the parks and gardens around Armidale show their beautiful colours. Enjoy a drive along the Waterfall Way, stopping at waterfalls and craggy gorges in the rugged countryside.

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Guyra (116 km)

Fishing in one of Guyra's numerous and beautiful streams is a great way to relax and get back to nature. You might land a big trout, too! If you're looking for more active pursuits, you're within easy reach of a number of scenic national parks, where rock climbing, kayaking horseriding and bushwalking are just some of your options.

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Cunnawarra National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary