Bargo River State Conservation Area

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No visitor centresNo public transportNo wheelchair facilitiesNo campingNo caravan sitesNo accommodationNo lookoutsNo picnics or BBQsNo kiosks/cafesNo walkingDogs 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/divingNo adventure recreation opportunities

Bargo River State Conservation Area protects a section of the upper Bargo River catchment in the Southern Highlands of NSW. The Bargo River drains into the Hawkesbury-Nepean system. The geography is rugged dissected Hawkesbury Sandstone, with open forest and woodland being the primary vegetation communities, although at Cave Creek there is a small section of Warm Temperate Rain Forest. There are a number of significant species of flora and fauna, some which are rare and threatened. Recreational activities include bushwalking, mountain bike riding and picnicking at the Cave Creek day-use area. A short bushwalking track leads from the day-use area to a sandstone cave through which a stream runs, exiting into a shallow gorge clothed in rainforest.

Park map: Bargo River State Conservation Area

Local map: showing Bargo River State Conservation Area

NSW map: showing Bargo River State Conservation Area

Australia map: showing Bargo River State Conservation Area

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