Mullion Range State Conservation Area
All the practical information you need to know about Mullion Range State Conservation Area.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
- Travel north-east along Ophir Road 17km to the gate that marks the start of Historic Water Race walking track
- Or, travel 19km to Fourth Crossing picnic area, where parking is available.
Park entry points
- Central Mines trail carpark See on map
- Fourth Crossing picnic area See on map
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
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 at Mullion Range State Conservation Area. Here are some of the highlights.
The cooler months are a great time for enjoying bushwalks, birdwatching and 4WD touring in the area.
Relax and dine al fresco surrounded by blooming wildflowers at Fourth Crossing picnic area.
Cool off with a splash in the creek or go trout fishing when the weather gets steamy.
The Falls Water Falls is particularly striking when there are high levels of water in Summer Hill Creek following heavy rainfall.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
12°C and 28°C
2°C and 13°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
- in the Country NSW region
Mullion Range State Conservation Area is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
02 6332 7640
02 6332 7680 To contact the KARST Conservation Unit in this office.
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- Level 2, 203-209 Russell Street, Bathurst NSW 2795
- Bathurst office
Orange (14 km)
The bustling city of Orange, with its many cafes, restaurants and shopping opportunities, has something for everyone, plus there's a huge range of places to stay. The real highlight is the town's food and wine, so bring your thirst and your appetite.
Molong (48 km)
Follow the heritage walking tour of Molong in Country NSW to see the many fine 19th-century buildings. Wander through craft shops or art galleries and visit nearby historic villages such as Yeoval, Cumnock and Cudal.
Bathurst (65 km)
Within a 70-km radius of Bathurst are the spectacular limestone cave systems -Abercrombie and Jenolan caves - which you can explore safely on guided tours.