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Mount Penang loop walk is a 3km, grade 5 Circuit hike located in the Bangadilly National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.
Mount Penang loop walk is only 3km, but you’ll need to be a relatively experienced bushwalker nonetheless, due to the short but steep hills and unmarked trail. The effort will be worth it though, as at the peak you’ll be able to enjoy soaking in some truly amazing 360-degree views from the summit of Mount Penang.
Beginning at Tugalong Road, this challenging but rewarding loop winds steadily uphill and continues on to the scenic summit of Mount Penang. Take in the awe-inspiring views from the top, savour the serenity of your surroundings, and look out for local birdlife soaring overhead before making your way back.
This walk is best enjoyed during the more temperate seasons of spring and autumn.
About the Region
Bangadilly National Park in the Country NSW region
Bangadilly National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
To Mount Penang access. Mount Penang walk is in the north section of Bangadilly National Park. To get there:From Sydney or Goulburn:Exit the freeway at Sutton Forest (exit signposted as ‘Illawarra Highway – Moss Vale, Wollongong’). Follow the signs to Canyonleigh for 10km along Canyonleigh Road, then turn right into Tugalong Road. Travel 22km along Tugalong Road until you come to Attunga Camp on your left and the park on your right. Park at the entrance to the park fire trail and walk into the park. Park entry points Mount Penang access See on map Parking Parking is available at the fire trail entrance on Tugalong Road. Bus parking is available.
Drinking water is not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
It’s a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and remember to take a hat.
This park is in a remote location and weather can be unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
If you’re bushwalking in this park, it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.
There is limited/no mobile reception in this park.
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.