The national park, nature reserve and state conservation area contain a range of relatively undisturbed eucalypt forests with links to surrounding areas, and vegetation species that are common east of the park and on the coast but not further west. A diverse range of native animals occurs in Yanununbeyan National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area, including species listed under the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995.
A range of Aboriginal and historic sites are present in the national park, nature reserve and state conservation area. Foxlow Flat is considered to have high local cultural significance as it contains one of the largest artefact scatters recorded within the Captains Flat region, as well as ruins of a shepherdís hut and other signs of past European grazing such as old fences and yards.
Photo: Yanununbeyan National Park / Stuart Cohen/OEH