Yellomundee Regional Park
All the practical information you need to know about Yellomundee Regional Park.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
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
- Yellow Rock access See on map
- Hawkesbury lookout See on map
- Yellow Rock lookout See on map
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 and Winter Catch some winter sun relaxing on the grassy areas in the park.
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.
Take a trail by bike or horse and enjoy the spectacular views from one of the park's lookouts.
Toilets are also available at Shaw Creek shelter in the Shaws Creek area.
Picnic tables are also available at Shaws Creek shelter in the Shaws Creek area.
Maps and downloads
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.
Horse riding is permitted only along the Coreena-Burrawang trail and the Transgrid management road along the Nepean River.
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.
Horses are not permitted in the Shaws Creek area of the park.
Dogs are not permitted in the Shaws Creek area of the park.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- in the Sydney and surrounds region
Yellomundee Regional Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger
02 4632 4500 Infoline
Contact hours: Entry station is only open on weekends, public holidays and school holidays.
- 68 Bruce Road, Glenbrook NSW 2773
- Glenbrook office
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.
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.
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.