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Oolambeyan National Park

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

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    From Hay:

    • Take Sturt Highway east towards Narrandera
    • Turn right onto Carrathool-Conargo Road
    • Turn right onto unsealed Gum Creek Road
    • Turn right onto Oolambeyan Road, which leads to the homestead
    • Please note the road into the park isn’t accessible after rain

    Park entry points

    By bike

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

    By public transport

    Oolambeyan National Park is not accessible by public transport.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Oolambeyan National Park. Here are some of the highlights.


    See Oolambeyan Homestead's roses in full bloom during autumn The colour changes in the landscape and the clear days make for lovely walking and beautiful photographs .


    Rainbow bee-eaters migrate to the park, and these small, brightly coloured birds can be seen around the homestead. Wildflowers, such as paper daisies and darling peas, are in full bloom and carpet the landscape in yellow, white, purple and green .


    This is the best time of year to see superb parrots which migrate here to feed in the cypress pines and boree woodland.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    15°C and 33°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    4°C and 18°C

    Lowest recorded



    Wettest month


    Driest month


    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



    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 Plus 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).

    Outback safety

    Safety is of high priority in outback areas. In summer, temperatures can reach up to 50°C in some places. Food, water and fuel supplies can be scarce. Before you head off, check for road closures and use our contacts to stay safe in the outback.



    There are no designated campgrounds in Oolambeyan National Park. Free camping is not permitted. You can camp nearby at Murrumbidgee Valley Regional Park and Murrumbidgee Valley National Park.


    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.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Oolambeyan National Park


    Nearby towns

    Hay (85 km)

    This exciting and innovative exhibition space uses contemporary design and cutting edge technology to tell the story of Australian sheep shearing. You'll meet the shearers, shed hands, cooks, classers, cockies, sheep and dogs behind the legends at this sparkling gallery-museum in Hay.

    Griffith (125 km)

    Griffith is at the heart of the vast Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area and produces about 60% of the grapes grown in the State. Today, there are more than a dozen wineries in the district with world-famous names. Visit De Bortoli or Hanwood and stock up on local produce, such as jams, preserves or pasta sauces.