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Dthinna Dthinnawan National Park

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

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    From Tenterfield:

    • Follow Rouse Street/New England Highway north out of Tenterfield.
    • After about 4km, you’ll turn left at Bruxner Highway and follow west for approximately 100km/1hr to Bonshaw (last petrol station/shop)
    • From Bonshaw, continue west for 40km and turn right at the cream and pink house-shaped ‘Inverary Homestead’ mailbox. Directly opposite the mailbox, just off the highway, is the private property sign ‘Trigamon North’.
    • Once you reach the locked gate at the park entrance, it is approximately 4km to Inverary Homestead.

    From the west:

    • Dthinna Dthinnawan’s mailbox is located approximately 12km from Yetman along Bruxner Highway on the left

    Park entry points

    Parking

    • Dthinna Dthinnawan horse riding trails See on map

    By bike

    Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.

    By public transport

    Dthinna Dthinnawan National Park is not accessible by public transport.

    Best times to visit

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

    Autumn

    With the weather slightly cooler, its a good time to work up a sweat exploring the parks many trails on mountain bike or on foot.

    Spring

    Between the warmer months of September and March, spectacular wildflower displays light up the bush.

    Summer

    A terrific time to tour the park from the comfort of a 4WD and enjoy seeing all the amazing wildlife it has to offer.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    18°C and 32°C

    Highest recorded

    41.2°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    3°C and 18°C

    Lowest recorded

    -6.3°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    January

    Driest month

    June

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    160mm

    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.

    Dthinna Dthinnawan National Park

    Contact

    • in the Country NSW region
    • Dthinna Dthinnawan National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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    Nearby towns

    Warialda (91 km)

    Warialda is surrounded by picturesque bushland, making it an ideal location for bushwalking and relaxing in natural surrounds. There are numerous places to picnic, and Cranky Rock Nature Reserve is a popular spot for fossicking, birdwatching and exploring. The area also supports a large variety of wildflowers.

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    Inverell (153 km)

    Go fossicking for sapphires and other gems at several places around the city. Grab a map of local fossicking sites from the visitor information centre and try your luck.

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    Tenterfield (166 km)

    Sir Henry Parkes delivered his famous "birth of our nation" speech in the Tenterfield School of Arts in 1889. His rousing speech is credited with being the decisive moment that set the country on its path toward Federation in 1901.

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