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Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve.

Getting there and parking

From Glen Innes:

  • Travel south along New England Highway for approximately 42km and turn left onto Tubbamurra Road at the signpost
  • Travel for approximately 3km, then turn left onto Bagot Road.
  • Continue on Bagot Road for approximately 3.5km to the reserve entrance

From Armidale:

  • Travel north along New England Highway for approximately 55km and turn right onto Tubbamurra Road at the signpost
  • Travel for approximately 3km, then turn left onto Bagot Road.
  • Continue on Bagot Road for approximately 3.5km to the reserve entrance

Parking

By bike

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

By public transport

Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve is not accessible by public transport.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Excellent weather for bushwalking along Lagoon Circuit walking track, with plenty of birdwatching along the way.

Spring

See the lagoon bustle with birdlife, surrounded by green vegetation and spring flowers.

Summer

A great time to enjoy walking and picnicking by the lagoon.

Winter

Rug up and walk around the lagoon for opportunities to spot winter bird species.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

10°C and 25°C

Highest recorded

31.1°C

Winter temperature

Average

-0.6°C and 12°C

Lowest recorded

-7.8°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

April

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

300mm

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.

Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve

Contact

  • in the Country NSW region
  • Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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Nearby towns

Guyra (22 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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Glen Innes (50 km)

Set in the most prolific sapphire region of Country NSW, Glen Innes hosts the annual Minerama Fossicking and Gem Show and the annual Australian Celtic Festival, and is home to the Australian Standing Stones.

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Armidale (60 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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Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve. Photo: Rob Cleary