Goobang National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Goobang National Park.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
- Travel 48km south on Newell Highway towards Parkes then turn left onto Gundong Road just before Tomingley, following the signs to Goobang National Park. The entrance to the park is 12km along Gundong Road on the right.
- Travel 70km north on Newell Highway towards Dubbo through Peak Hill and Tomingley. 3.5km north of Tomingley, turn right onto Gundong Road, following the signs to Goobang National Park. The entrance to the park is 12km along Gundong road, on the right.
Park entry points
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 Goobang National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
The temperate climate makes it a good time to bushwalk on several different walking tracks or fire trails. More experienced walkers can explore the park further and head off the beaten track. Clear, crisp autumn skies mean stargazing is at its best from Wanda Wandong campground.
Enjoy the wildflowers and flowering shrubs in full, beautiful bloom. Drive up to Caloma lookout for great views of the surrounding farming country with its mosaic of canola, cereals and pasture paddocks.
Make the most of the free gas barbecues at Wanda Wandong campground to unwind after some active park exploration.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
17°C and 33°C
7°C and 17°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
- in the Country NSW region
Goobang National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
02 6332 7640
02 6332 7680 To contact the KARST Conservation Unit in this office.
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- Level 2, 203-209 Russell Street, Bathurst NSW 2795
- Bathurst office
Peak Hill (27 km)
Peak Hill is a peaceful country town with a rich mining history. It's free to visit Peak Hill Open Cut Experience to view the mine over five open cuts, historic mine workings and old mining equipment. Opening times vary depending on the season.
Parkes (50 km)
Even though Elvis Presley died in 1977, his spirit is alive and well in Parkes. The annual Parkes Elvis Festival coincides with the music legend's birthday in January. The five-day event features Elvis concerts, a parade and much more.
Dubbo (68 km)
Dubbo is an excellent place for families to enjoy together. There are kid-friendly attractions, a wide variety of accommodation, beautiful picnic spots, vast open spaces and the famous Taronga Western Plains Zoo.