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Terry Hie Hie Aboriginal Area

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Terry Hie Hie Aboriginal Area.

Getting there and parking

From Narrabri:

  • Head north out of Narrabri along the Newell Highway to Bellata (47 km).
  • Turn right onto Wilga Street (follow the sign for Terry Hie Hie).
  • This road turns into Berrigal Creek Road. Follow this road for 34km and veer left at the Y-intersection with Melburra Road.
  • Terry Hie Hie picnic area is a further 14 km on the left, and just north of Terry Hie Hie village.

From Moree:

  • Head west on the Gwydir Highway out of Moree towards Warialda.
  • Travel 6km and turn right onto the Moree-Terry Hie Hie Road.
  • The Terry Hie Hie picnic area is located approximately 43km from the Gwydir Highway turnoff, on the right, just before the church.

Parking

By bike

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

By public transport

Terry Hie Hie Aboriginal Area is not accessible by public transport.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Terry Hie Hie Aboriginal Area. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Safe from the worst of the blazing sun, these months are ideal for a stroll along Yana-y Warruwi walking track, followed by a picnic in the picnic area.

Spring

The wildflowers bloom in spring, along with the bush tucker garden at Terry Hie Hie picnic area.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

17.3°C and 33.1°C

Highest recorded

42.8°C

Winter temperature

Average

3.1°C and 18.3°C

Lowest recorded

-6.9°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

April

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

170.9mm

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.

Terry Hie Hie Aboriginal Area

Contact

  • in the Country NSW region
  • Terry Hie Hie Aboriginal Area is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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Nearby towns

Moree (50 km)

Join a Heritage and Art Deco Guided Walk to uncover Moree's outstanding collection of period architecture. Wander along the main street of Moree which showcases heritage-listed buildings influenced by American, Egyptian, Greek and Spanish design practices. 

www.visitnsw.com

Narrabri (98 km)

Explore Pilliga Forest to see salt caves, native flora and fauna, and bore baths, or enjoy camping and bushwalking in Mt Kaputar National Park. Mt Kaputar's summit offers magnificent panoramic views, and there's excellent cabin accommodation within the park.

www.visitnsw.com

Bingara (153 km)

Bingara is situated on the beautiful Gwydir River in the Gwydir River Valley and is home to the 1930s Art Deco Roxy Theatre and the refurbished Roxy (Greek) Cafe. This historic former goldmining town is popular today with anglers and fossickers.

www.visitnsw.com

Terry Hie Hie Aboriginal Area. Photo: Matthew Bester