CONIMBLA NATIONAL PARK

CONIMBLA NATIONAL PARK – ORANGE REGION

This unique National Park is north of the Mid Western Highway, between Cowra and Grenfell.
The park is in two sections and together make up the 7,590 hectares of diverse open woodland, low open forest and large areas of heath.

Spectacular shows of wildflowers in late Winter and Spring produce an amazing natural spectacle.


Photo by dorofofoto

Conimbla is well known for its spectacular wildflower displays. There is a broad range of terrestrial orchids in the park which include the recently described species “Genoplesium systenum” which is unique to Conimbla.

Fauna across the park includes large mammals such as grey kangaroo, red-necked wallaby and swamp wallaby. The is a wide range of bird life too and species include the endangered glossy black cockatoo and turquoise parrot.

The two walking tracks in the park and the picnic area are in the eastern section off Barryrennie Road and are best from Gooloogong via Kangarooby Road and Barryrennie Road from Cowra.

For more information contact:
National Parks and Wildlife Forbes
Camp Street, Forbes
Ph 02 6851 4429
PO Box 774, Forbes NSW 2871
Open 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday
Or online www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/Conimbla-National-Park


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Main photo: Yambira Mountain, Conimbla National Park. Photo: A Lavender/NSW Government

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