Mount Royal National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Mount Royal National Park.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
- Travelling north, drive through Singleton on New England Highway.
- Turn right onto Bridgeman Roa d at Dunolly and after approximately 15km, veer left into Mount Royal Road at Carrowbrook.
- Follow this unsealed road for about 7km
Park entry points
- Mount Royal Road access See on map
Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.
By public transport
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 Mount Royal National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
This is the best time of year to tackle the hike to Pieries Peak for spectacular scenic views of the area.
Enjoy a shady barbecue at Youngville picnic area.
Orchids are in flower at this time of year, so take a walk to Carrow Brook to enjoy them.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
17°C and 30°C
7°C and 17°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
- in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
Mount Royal National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
02 6574 5555
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm.
- 2156 Putty Road, Bulga NSW 2330
- Bulga office
Singleton (50 km)
Just north of Singleton, at the foot of the Mount Royal Range, Lake St Clair makes a great nature lover's playground. Whether it's swimming, sailing, waterskiing, camping, fishing or picnicking you're after, you'll find it here.
Newcastle (130 km)
Newcastle is a harbour city surrounded by amazing surf beaches that are linked by a great coastal walk, the Bathers Way. The walk from Nobbys Beach to Merewether Beach takes about three hours and is a great way to explore the city.