Yuwura Yurun Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 10km

  • Duration: 3.5hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: W Culgoa Rd, Weilmoringle

  • End: W Culgoa Rd, Weilmoringle

  • Location: Culgoa National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 854 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -29.1310216669999

  • Longitude: 146.939276667

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Yuwura Yurun is a 10km, grade 4 Circuit hike located in the Culgoa National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 3.5hrs to complete.

Summary

Yuwura Yurun, also known as Sandhill track, crosses sandhills and open cypress pine woodlands, taking you into the scrublands of the national park. Yuwura Yurun turns away from Culgoa – unlike Mirri Mirru Yurun (River Bank walk), which sticks closely to Culgoa River – and traverses a wide variety of environments, offering the best glimpse of why Culgoa National Park is a special place.
There is coolabah woodland, Brigalow-gidgee woodland, mulga forests and wide grassland areas, not to mention claypans and sand dunes. Culgoa is remarkable not only for its solitude but its diversity, including its birds and animals too.
Yuwura Yurun is a longer walk, at 10km, but not particularly difficult, so it’s suitable for moderate fitness. Take your time, perhaps stopping when you find a place to picnic, or there are the tables and barbecue facilities at Culgoa River campground when you’re done.

About the Region

Culgoa National Park in the Outback NSW region
Culgoa National Park is always open, but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Getting There

To Yawura Yarun carpark. Yuwura Yurun (Sandhill track) is in the Burban Grange precinct of Culgoa National Park. To get there:Take the unsealed road north-east of Bourke for 180km, or the unsealed, dry weather road north of Brewarrina for 120km.The Yuwura Yurun carpark is at the information bay, which is only 600m into the park.Alternatively, access the walk along Culgoa Connellys track which starts from Culgoa campground, 14km from the southern entrance of the park.The small townships of Weilmoringle, on the south-west side of Culgoa, and Goodooga, on the east side of Culgoa, offer no fuel, so please ensure you have enough before departure. Park entry points Yawura Yarun carpark See on map Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to Culgoa National Park can become boggy when it rains and the roads are susceptible to flooding. Parking Parking is available at Yuwura Yurun carpark or Culgoa River campground.

Tips

There is no mobile reception in this park.
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch.


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.

 

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