Yengo National Park
YENGO National Park, part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area is just over 55km from Singleton and 44km from Cessnock. The World Heritage-listed park features exceptional Australian bushland , tall rocky ridges and steep gorges as well as a number of Aboriginal sacred sites and rock engravings that take the visitor back in time.
Within its 1,543 square kilometres is the historic, convict-built Old Great North Road, a reminder of the labour intensive infrastructure dating back some 200 years. There are a number of bushwalks and while 4WD access is preferred, there are some areas accessible by 2WD. The area is increasing in popularity among mountain bike riders however bushwalkers have always seized every opportunity to explore this picturesque wonderland and its popular well-worn tracks.
There are various camping and picnic sites throughout Yengo National Park and areas with various access points around its boundaries. For further information please call National Parks and Wildlife office at Bulga on 6574 5555 or head to www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au