Dunns Swamp (Wollemi National Park)
Address: Off Narrango/Mt. Coricudgy Rd, 30 kms east of Rylstone on the Cudgegong River, 7 km unsealed.,
Phone: National Parks and Wildlife Service Mudgee: 02 6370 9000
Dunns Swamp offers great opportunities for camping, picnicking, canoeing and bushwalking and its spectacular pagoda rock formations offer great views over Wollemi. A network of walking tracks surrounds the waterway. The picnic area includes a short walking track which is wheelchair accessible and leads to an Aboriginal art site featuring hand stencils which may be over 7000 years old and the area is in the traditional country of the Wiradjuri people.
Great spot to see a wide variety of woodland and water birds, wombats and the nocturnal greater glider. Discovery Tours operate during some holiday periods.
Basic facilities including tables, composting toilets, and BBQ's provided. Take water, firewood and all supplies.
Wollemi National Park is part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, one million hectares of remote wilderness, scenic rivers and home of the recently discovered Wollemi Pine.
Download the NPWS Dunns Swamp Brochure
Download the NPWS Dunns Swamp Maps
Ferntree Gully Reserve
Address: Bylong Valley Way 17 km north of Rylstone, then 2.3 km on sandy track,
Phone: PO Box 162 Rylstone NSW 2849
Loop walk takes you through unique plant communities ranging from western dry sclerophyll to lush rain forest in and around a deep and narrow gully of eroded sandstone rock. One to two hours depending on fitness (moderate level: some uneven sections of track and steep steps) and stops to admire scenery, lookouts, birds, rock orchids, tree ferns and lush vines. Picnic tables and toilet at parking area. Take your own water and firewood.
Download the Ferntree Gully Brochure
Lake Windamere Dam Wall
Address: 3 km off Castlereagh Highway, 22k south of Mudgee,
Viewing platform and picnic ground.
Lake Windamere via Cudgegong Waters Park
Address: Cudgegong Road, 1km off Castlereagh Highway, Rylstone
Phone: 6358 8462