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Yellomundee Regional Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Yellomundee Regional Park.

Getting there and parking

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    From Emu Plains, exit the Great Western Highway at Hawkesbury Road.

    For Hawkesbury lookout, continue for approximately 10km along Hawkesbury Road, then turn right into the carpark.

    For Yellow Rock lookout, turn right from Hawkesbury Road into Singles Ridge Road. Turn left into Yellow Rock Road and follow to its end.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    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 transport info website

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Yellomundee Regional Park. Here are some of the highlights.
    Please note: Dogs on a lead are permitted at only at Yellow Rock and Hawkesbury lookouts, on the Coreena and Burrawang bridle trails and on the Transgrid management trail along the Nepean River. Horse riding is also permitted only along these same trails.

    Autumn

    Autumn and Winter Catch some winter sun relaxing on the grassy areas in the park.

    Spring

    Head to the trails for a bike or horse ride. Enjoy a hot cuppa while taking in magnificent views from one of the park's lookouts.

    Summer

    Take a trail by bike or horse and enjoy the spectacular views from one of the park's lookouts.

    Facilities

    Toilets are also available at Shaw Creek shelter in the Shaws Creek area.

    Toilets

    Picnic tables

    Picnic tables are also available at Shaws Creek shelter in the Shaws Creek area.

    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).

    Permitted

    Fishing

    A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

    Fishing along the Nepean River is accessible via the Shaws Creek entry.

    Horses

    Horse riding is permitted only along the Coreena-Burrawang trail and the Transgrid management road along the Nepean River.

    Pets

    You can walk your dog at this location. See other regional parks in NSW that have dog walking areas.

    Dogs are permitted only at Yellow Rock and Hawkesbury lookouts, on the Coreena and Burrawang bridle trails and on the Transgrid management trail along the Nepean River.

    You will need to keep them on a leash at all times and remember to pick up after them.

    Prohibited

    Horses

    Horses are not permitted in the Shaws Creek area of the park.

    Pets

    Dogs are not permitted in the Shaws Creek area of the park.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Yellomundee Regional Park

    Contact

    Nearby towns

    Springwood (11 km)

    The Sassafras Gully Loop is one of a number of excellent walks in Springwood. The trail takes you from Springwood Station and past wonderful rock features, dense bushland and waterfalls. It's a nice cool walk in the shade and you're never too far from water.

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    Penrith (26 km)

    Summer is an ideal time to visit Penrith - one of Sydney's best inland aquatic playgrounds. Have fun riding the rapids at Penrith Whitewater Stadium,, visit Sydney International Regatta Centre, paddle on Nepean Gorge in a canoe or relax with a picnic by the Nepean River.

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    Katoomba (41 km)

    Katoomba is at the heart of most of the stunning natural attractions that make up the Blue Mountains National Park. You can admire deep valleys, sandstone plateaus, waterfalls and native animals from the many walking trails and lookouts near Katoomba.

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    Yellow Pittosporum, an edible native bitter fruit endemic to Australia, in Yellomundee Regional Park. Photo: Rosie Nicolai/OEH