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Jerrawangala National Park

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    From Nowra:

    • Take Albatross Road until you can see HMAS Albatross
    • Turn right onto Braidwood Road
    • Once you meet Turpentine Road, the park adjoins Braidwood Road, mainly along the road’s eastern side.

    Park entry points


    By bike

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

    By public transport

    Jerrawangala National Park is not accessible by public transport.

    Best times to visit

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


    Make the most of the cooler weather to walk along one of the park's more challenging trails, such as Butterbush trail, to the escarpment edge.


    Take a drive along Yarran Road through the striking forests and soak in the wonderful wildflower displays in the surrounding open fields.


    Get up early to enjoy sunrise from Jerrawangala lookout, where you'll enjoy clear, crystal views all out along the coast and hinterland.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    18°C and 24°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    9°C and 17°C

    Lowest recorded



    Wettest month


    Driest month


    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



    Picnic tables

    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 Plus 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).



    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.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Jerrawangala National Park


    Nearby towns

    Nowra (38 km)

    Nowra is a historic city and the commercial heart of the Shoalhaven. It's on the Shoalhaven River close to beaches and national parks.

    Braidwood (84 km)

    Braidwood was the first town to be listed on the NSW State Heritage register. Today, you can tour the town on a self-guided heritage walk and see dozens of impressive historic buildings dating from the gold-rush days.

    Ulladulla (93 km)

    Ulladulla is close to several wonderful national parks. Morton National Park, to the west, is home to Pigeon House Mountain, a local landmark which is a popular climb. Murramarang National Park, between Ulladulla and Batemans Bay, has beautiful coastal walks, beaches and camping sites.