Warrumbungle National Park

Warrumbungle National Park near Coonabarabran in NSW is a great place for camping, walking, birdwatching and, as Australia's only Dark Sky Park, it's perfect for stargazing.

Whether you’re into camping, walking, birdwatching, or even astronomy, Warrumbungle National Park, near Coonabarabran in NSW, is a great place for a weekend getaway or longer holiday.

Wildfires in 2013 marked yet another chapter in this great park’s history. The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has worked hard to rebuild its facilities for generations to come. Walking tracks, campgrounds and other visitor sites have been rebuilt with modern facilities. Drop into the Warrumbungle Visitor Centre for park information or buy a star chart to enjoy the starry nights.

The Breadknife, easily the most recognisable feature within the park, towers 90 metres above the valley floor and is a symbol of the park’s enduring importance and resilience. The Breadknife and Grand High Tops walk is recognised as one of the best walks in NSW, with close up views of the park's iconic rock formations.

Nearby events

  1. Articulate Festival

    Friday 21 June 2019 to Saturday 22 June 2019 , Coonabarabran

    Articulate Festival is an inclusive celebration of the arts and culture of Coonabarabran and surrounds. Held on Winter Solstice, it includes a street parade, live entertainment, and art exhibition and competition, artisans at work,…

    21 Jun - 22 Jun
  2. Skydive Coonabarabran!

    Monday 08 July 2019 , Coonabarabran

    They're coming to your home town. Embrace the fear, hop in the plane to take in your backyard during the 20 minute scenic flight to 14,000 feet. Feel free to scream at the top of your lungs as you free-fall for 60 seconds at over 200…

    08 Jul
  3. Science in the Pub

    Friday 04 October 2019 , Coonabarabran

    Join a line up of stellar guest panelists for a fun filled evening discussing the mysteries of the Universe! Make sure when you book, you write down that question you have always wanted to ask! You may get picked out to have it answered!…

    04 Oct