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For the best view in the park, take Mount Nangar walking track from Dripping Rock out across open country and then up a gentle hill. Following the valley through mugga ironbark and red stringybark woodlands, you'll come to the plateau of Mount Nangar, where you're surrounded by mountain heathland. Mount Nangar lookout offers views over open grazing country - on a clear day you can see to Mount Canobolas on the outskirts of Orange. Along the escarpment, birdwatchers may see peregrine or brown falcons and wedge-tailed eagles.
As well as fabulous scenic views and wildlife, there is a lovely variety of plants on this walk. Look out for rusty spider flower and nodding blue lily. You may also see delicate orchids - take care not to disturb these beautiful flowers.
About the region
Nestled in the farmlands of the central west are the dramatic peaks and ridges of Nangar, which offers scenic views, bushwalking, birdwatching, camping and picnicking. Amid the wide open spaces of central west New South Wales, you'll find the spectacular scenery of Nangar National Park, dominated by the magnificent peak of Mount Nangar to the north. The park's beautiful wooded hills, easily accessible from Escort Way, create an ideal environment for picnicking, bushwalking and camping.
Mount Nangar walking track begins at Dripping Rock picnic area.To get to there:Take Escort Way 10km from Eugowra or 70km from OrangeThe park entrance sign is at the intersection with Dripping Rock RoadTurn south here and travel 2.5km along Dripping Rock Road, where you'll cross a cattle grid into the park.Continue along this trail for another 5.5km to reach Dripping Rock picnic area Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to Terarra Creek camping and picnic area may be closed following heavy rain. Parking Parking is available at Dripping Rock picnic area or Mount Nangar lookout.
Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.
The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.