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Monga National Park

Overview

Monga National Park has something for all, with 4WD touring routes, walking and horse riding tracks to enjoy, peaceful places to picnic, and ancient forests to discover.

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Whether you’re looking for a peaceful place to picnic, a stroll through the forest, a challenging full day hike, or a scenic drive on a 4WD touring route, there’s something for everyone at Monga National Park.

You’ll find cool temperate rainforest filled with ancient plumwood trees from the Gondwana Age, warm temperate rainforests and old growth eucalypt forests. Enjoy relaxing picnics along the banks of Mongarlowe River, with peaceful spots to watch the local wildlife and admire the unique Monga waratahs in flower.

Take a short stroll through the forest along the wheelchair-friendly boardwalk at Penance Grove, or spend the day horse riding and walking in the footsteps of European settlers and Aboriginal tribes on the historic Corn Trail walking track.

Whatever you choose to do, you’ll leave Monga feeling refreshed and rejuvenated by this beautiful pocket of soothing wilderness.

Highlights in this park

  • Corn Trail walking track route, Monga National Park. Photo: Lucas Boyd

    Corn Trail walking track

    Corn Trail walking track is a historic trail for hikers and horse riders to traverse a wide variety of landscapes and follow in the footsteps of the p...

  • Dasyurus picnic area, Monga National Park. Photo: Lucas Boyd

    Dasyurus picnic area

    Dasyurus picnic area is a tranquil spot to stop on your drive to the coast from Canberra or a great day trip from Batemans Bay or Braidwood.

  • Mongarlowe River picnic area shelters, Monga National Park. Photo: Lucas Boyd

    Mongarlowe River picnic area

    Under the shade of eucalypt forest, this sheltered picnic site is an ideal place to start exploring Monga's rich habitats with easy strolls, swimming,...

  • Penance Grove walking track boardwalk, Monga National Park. Photo: Lucas Boyd

    Penance Grove walking track

    If you’re on a day trip to Monga National Park, near Braidwood, Penance Grove is an easy boardwalk stroll through ancient Gondwana rainforest.

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

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Monga National Park hero. Photo: Lucas Boyd