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Yanununbeyan State Conservation Area

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Yanununbeyan State Conservation Area.

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    From Queanbeyan:

    • Travel east on Kings Highway
    • Turn right onto Captains Flat Road and follow for approximately 20km
    • Turn right onto Woolcara Lane
    • Follow Woolcara Lane into Yanununbeyan

    Park entry points

    Parking

    By bike

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

    By public transport

    Yanununbeyan State Conservation Area is not accessible by public transport.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Yanununbeyan State Conservation Area. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    The milder conditions of this season are ideal for exploring the park whether you're on foot, bicycle or horseback.

    Spring

    Wildflower season is a superb time to visit the park, when the open grassy woodlands burst into colour and attract birds. Bring along your camera and binoculars for a birdwatching feast.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    12.3°C and 28.3°C

    Highest recorded

    41.1°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    5°C and 12.6°C

    Lowest recorded

    -9.2°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    January

    Driest month

    July

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    200mm

    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.

    Yanununbeyan State Conservation Area

    Contact

    Nearby towns

    Bungendore (35 km)

    Proclaimed in 1837, the township of Bungendore quickly became an important crossroad linking Goulburn, Braidwood, Queanbeyan, Canberra and Cooma. Many of the most important buildings - the post office, an Anglican Church and the Bungendore Inn - were constructed in the 1840s.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Queanbeyan (35 km)

    Explore the national parks and nature reserves around Queanbeyan to enjoy bushwalks and see native animals in the wild. At the Googong Foreshores, you can enjoy a walk and a picnic, or try one of the various water sports on offer.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Canberra (49 km)

    Canberra is the home of Australia's Parliament House, National Gallery, National Museum and War Memorial, as well as many more significant cultural and architectural offerings. Kids of all ages love the interactive science and technology at Questacon.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Apple Box Picnic Area, Yanununbeyan State Conservation. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government