Conimbla National Park

Conimbla landscape. (Image: G.Siepen/DECC)

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No visitor centresNo public transportWheelchair facilitiesCampingNo caravan sitesNo accommodationNo lookoutsPicnics and BBQsNo kiosks/cafesWalkingDogs and other domestic animals not permittedNo horse riding trailsCycling trailsNo car touringNo 4WD touring routesNo canoeing opportunitiesNo sailing and boatingNo fishingNo areas recommended for swimmingNo areas recommended for snorkelling/divingNo adventure recreation opportunities

A short drive from Cowra and Grenfell, Conimbla National Park is a quiet, tranquil nature reserve where you can enjoy easy, peaceful bushwalks amid rugged hills and farming country.

Yambira mountain and its surrounding forested ranges rise nearly 500m above the plain, forming a 'bush island' amid the central west farmlands. Rock ledges and small waterfalls have formed along some of the creek-lines. There is a large diversity of orchids in the park, including the only known population of the midge orchid, while many flowering shrubs brighten the landscape in spring, like flax lily, gold dust wattle, seven dwarf’s grevillea, myrtles, hill indigo, bitter peas, and grass trees.

The park is particularly popular with keen birdwatchers, as over 150 species have been recorded here, including some interesting threatened species, such as the little eagle, glossy black-cockatoo, turquoise parrot and several species of honeyeaters and robins.

Mammals you may see here include eastern grey kangaroos, wallaroos, swamp wallabies, little red flying foxes, brush-tailed possums, and the threatened pygmy possum and squirrel glider. Kangaroos and wallabies are often seen throughout the day, but the possums and gliders are best seen at night.

With limited visitors to this huge, untapped natural place, you can sometimes find that you have the entire 7,965ha of park entirely to yourself.

You can download and print the park brochure (PDF, 388KB).

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These maps give you a basic overview of features and facilities. They do not provide detailed information on topography and landscape, and may not be suitable for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.