Tallaganda National Park
Fire affected area
Some areas of this park were affected by fire in 2019/2020. You’ll notice some changes to the landscape, as well as signs of recovery. Some areas may remain closed for longer to allow habitat to recover or because we’re repairing park infrastructure. Stay safe with these after-fire tips for visitors.
Tallaganda National Park’s unique range of forest environments provides excellent opportunities for bushwalking, camping, mountain biking, orienteering, and 4WD touring.
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Across its thousands of hectares, Tallaganda National Park plays host to a huge variety of environments. Up at its highest points, you’ll discover subalpine snow gums and even high-altitude swamp. On the eastern side of the Great Dividing Range, you’ll find tall, moist forest dominated by ribbon gum and narrow-leaved peppermint, while on its west slopes are forests of mountain gum.
For the self-reliant traveller, this diversity of environments offers excellent opportunities for bushwalking, orienteering, 4WDing, and mountain biking. There are trails criss-crossing the park, but make sure you’ve got a topographic map – as well as everything else you’ll need - before you set out.
For those wanting to relax, a picnic by Mulloon Creek, some birdwatching and wildlife-spotting – wombats, red-neck wallabies and the spotted-tail quoll are all found here – or overnight camping are all recommended. Listen out for the calls of the powerful and barking owls if you decide to pitch your tent.
Highlights in this park
Easily accessible Mulloon Creek campground is a great place to camp for families, with some basic facilities and a peaceful forest setting.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- in the Country NSW region
Tallaganda National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
02 6229 7166
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- Level 3, 11 Farrer Street, Queanbeyan NSW 2620
- Queanbeyan office
Snowy Region Visitor Centre
02 6450 5600
Contact hours: 8.30am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 49 Kosciuszko Road, Jindabyne NSW 2627
- Snowy Region Visitor Centre