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Wadbilliga National Park

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

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  1. Conventional cars can reach Wadbilliga Crossing picnic area from the east via Bourkes Road. The road continues into the park but is 4WD only beyond the picnic area.
  2. Wadbilliga Road (4WD only), which runs through the centre of the park, can be reached from the west by turning off Tuross Road.
  3. Coming from the west, take the Countageny turn off at Nimmitabel and turn right onto Tuross Road.
  4. Vehicles can get to Cascades campground via Badja Forest Road and Tuross Falls Road.
  5. Park entry points

    Parking

    By bike

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

    By public transport

    Wadbilliga National Park is not accessible by public transport.

    Best times to visit

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

    Autumn

    Walk to Tuross River Falls now that the days are getting a bit cooler. Or, follow one of the many unsealed roads through Wadbilliga on a mountain bike.

    Spring

    Walk to Turross River Falls for a great half-day adventure. Or, take a back-country hike to Wadbilliga Trig.

    Summer

    Lilo and swim in the many gorgeous pools at the cascades. Camp at the Cascades and watch for greater gliders at night.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    8°C and 23°C

    Highest recorded

    38.3°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    -3°C and 10°C

    Lowest recorded

    -10.5°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    December

    Driest month

    August

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    256mm

    Facilities

    Toilets

    Picnic tables

    Barbecue 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.

    Wadbilliga National Park

    Contact

    Nearby towns

    Nimmitabel (35 km)

    Nimmitabel is a small township on the edge of the Snowy region. The rolling plains are amidst a rich, fertile agricultural zone. The Court House and Lock-Up Museum, that chronicles the history of the town.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Cooma (37 km)

    The Snowy Hydro Discovery Centre is a state-of-the-art visitor facility showcasing the story of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme from the early construction days to the role the scheme plays today in the development of Australia.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Bermagui (45 km)

    Bermagui is a colourful port, famous for its deep-sea fishing. It's on the estuary of the Bermagui River, close to national parks.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Water cascades down rocks into a waterhole, seen from Cascades walking track in Wadbilliga National Park. Photo: Luca Boyd/DPIE