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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

    Parking

    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.

    Autumn

    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.

    Spring

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

    Summer

    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

    Average

    18°C and 24°C

    Highest recorded

    40.6°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    9°C and 17°C

    Lowest recorded

    -3.2°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    May

    Driest month

    September

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    316.7mm

    Facilities

    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 + 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.

    Jerrawangala National Park

    Contact

    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.

    www.visitnsw.com

    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.

    www.visitnsw.com

    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.   

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