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Monga National Park

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    From Braidwood:

    • Travel east along Kings Highway towards Batemans Bay
    • After approximately 20km, turn right into River Forest Road.
    • After approximately 2km, you’ll enter the park.

    From Batemans Bay :

    • Travel west along Kings Highway towards Braidwood
    • After approximately 40km, turn left into River Forest Road.
    • After approximately 2km, you’ll enter the park.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    By bike

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

    By public transport

    Monga is not accessible by public transport. The closest bus stop is in Braidwood. 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 Monga National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    Take in the sweet perfumes of the plumwood trees in flower.

    Spring

    See the distinctive bright red colour of the Monga waratah in flower along the banks of Mongarlowe River.

    Summer

    Enjoy the cool temperatures in the rainforest and discover its natural wonders on Penance Grove walking track.

    Winter

    Embark on the historic Corn Trail walking track and experience the diverse natural landscapes of Monga.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    10°C and 26°C

    Highest recorded

    41.1°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    0°C and 11°C

    Lowest recorded

    -9.2°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    Driest month

    July

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    663.9mm

    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.

    Monga National Park

    Contact

    Nearby towns

    Braidwood (22 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

    Batemans Bay (31 km)

    Batemans Bay is a bustling coastal town with majestic seascapes. It's located on the estuary of the Clyde River.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Moruya (57 km)

    Moruya is a historic dairy town on the Moruya River surrounded by dairy pastures and rugged national parks.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Monga National Park hero. Photo: Lucas Boyd