Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve

Landscape in Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve (Image: Steve Woodhall/DECCW)

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

An inland oasis for native wildlife and protected species like the eastern bent-winged bat, Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve near Orange is a great place to get in touch with nature.

The ancient limestone caves are the feature attraction at Borenore, and there are several that are open to explore. The most popular is Arch Cave, and it’s a good idea to bring a torch so you can see the stalactites, stalagmites, columns and flowstones inside.

Drive the scenic Borenore trail and finish up with a picnic or barbecue lunch at the caves. The picnic area is a large grassy area, with plenty of shady trees and space for games.

Visit the NSW National Parks visitor website for more inspiration and information on Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve.

Park map: Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve

Local map: showing Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve

NSW map: showing Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve

Australia map: showing Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve

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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.