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Willandra National Park

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INTRODUCTION:

Willandra National Park is about 19 400 hectares in size and was once part of the 'Big Willandra Station,' which ran sheep.

The national park is about 20km from the western NSW town of Willandra. The access road is a dry weather road only.

Entrance and camping fees apply and these are paid at the park's visitor centre.

 

ATTRACTIONS:

At the park's visitor centre is located at the former 'Big Willandra Station' headquarters in the north-eastern corner of the park. The former station headquarter's provides an interesting step back into the history of the station, being restored to a museum.

 

CAMPING:

The camping ground is a basic set up with a pit toilet and fireplaces provided. You will need to bring in everything else that you require.

Bush camping is allowed in the park, but you must first let the ranger know of your walking plans.

Camping fees apply within the park and these are paid at the park's visitor centre.

 

WALKING:

Merton Motor Trail:

The Merton Motor Trail takes in the eastern section of the national park where large populations of Emus and Kangaroos can be seen. The walk proceeds through the grasslands of the former sheep station.

If there have been good rains the track will pass a wetlands system known as Halls Lake.

 

Nilla Yannagalang Billana:

The Nilla Yannagalang Billana is a 2 hour walk that follows Willandra Creek and begins near the old homestead.

 

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