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Weddin Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

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    From Grenfell to Ben Halls campground:

    • Travel 5.5km west along the Mid-Western Highway towards West Wyalong.
    • Turn left onto Back Piney Range Road and follow the signs to Weddin Mountains National Park.
    • Follow the road around for 23km and then turn left onto the park entrance road over the grid.
    • Go through the State Forest and then turn left and then right into Ben Halls campground.
    • The trailhead is at the eastern end of the campground.

    From Grenfell to Holy Camp:

    • Travel from Grenfell 2km on Bimbi Road.
    • Turn right onto Holy Camp Road and continue for 15km to Holy Camp.

    Park entry points


    By bike

    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 in Weddin Mountains National Park. Here are some of the highlights.


    Cooler days make it an ideal time to undertake some of the longer walks. It's also a good time to wander around Seaton's Farm to investigate and compare machinery used back then to what we have today.


    A great time to see the wildflowers that blanket much of the ground. Venture up to the lookouts to see the sprawling surrounding farming country.


    Enjoy a free barbecue at Ben Hall's campground.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    30°C and 33°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    12°C and 15°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.



    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.

    Weddin Mountains National Park


    • in the Country NSW region
    • Weddin Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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    Nearby towns

    Grenfell (35 km)

    The historic goldmining town of Grenfell is the birthplace of poet Henry Lawson, who was born on 17 June, 1867.  Bushranger Ben Hall was also born nearby. Hall and his gang rampaged through the area from late 1863 until his death in a hail of bullets in May 1865.Visit the Grenfell Historical Museum to learn about Grenfell and its famous and (infamous) sons.

    Young (59 km)

    Young is home to many different stone-fruit orchards, wineries and gourmet food shops. Pick your own cherries from November to December and explore the local cellars and restaurants.

    Forbes (97 km)

    Rich in gold-mining history and the site of the biggest gold robbery in Australia's history, Forbes is renowned for its connections with notorious bushrangers Ben Hall and Frank Gardiner. Find out more on the town's heritage trail.