We are looking forward to welcoming fully vaccinated visitors from Regional NSW back to Lake Macquarie from Monday 11 October. Please be aware that there are parts of the Lake Macquarie destination that are subject to different rules as they are part of the Central Coast local government area. If in doubt, please contact the friendly team at the Lake Macquarie Visitor Information Centre for more information (currently operating with temporary changes in opening hours). Please stay up-to-date with all the latest NSW Government COVID-19 rules to ensure you are travelling in Lake Macquarie safely.



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Watagan Mountains National Park


The Watagan Mountains are a stunning pristine wilderness area, which offer visitors graded walking tracks, scenic lookouts and well maintained picnic and BBQ areas.


Offering graded bushwalking tracks, bird watching, well maintained picnic/BBQ areas and stunning lookouts and waterfalls, the Watagan Mountains are well worth a visit.

Nestled at the foothills of the mountains are the communities of Cooranbong, Mandalong and Martinsville. Accommodation is available here, or alternatively camp in the designated areas within the Watagan Mountains.

For more information contact the numbers listed above or Lake Macquarie Visitor Centre on 1800 802 044. Or visit the following websites NSW National Park website, www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au and Forests NSW, www.forests.nsw.gov.au

Hours: 7 Days, 24 hours
Phone: (02) 4972 9000

Map & Directions

Martinsville Hill Road, Cooranbong NSW 2265


The easiest way to access the Watagan Mountains National Park & State Forest Area is via Martinsville Road, Cooranbong.