Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve, Mudgee

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The Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve is a protected nature reserve that is located in the Central Tablelands region of New South Wales, in eastern Australia. The 5934ha reserve is situated on the Great Dividing Range, north-east of Mudgee. The Castle Rocks walking trail reveals pagoda-like sandstone formations.Flora and faunaMany plants and animals are at their eastern or westernmost points of natural distribution. The reserve is situated at one of the lowest points of the Great Divide. The streams forming from the east reach the Hunter River, and those from the west eventually flow to the Darling River.The flora of the area is an interesting combination of the moist mountain plants and those of the drier western plains. Vegetation is mostly dominated by Eucalyptus and Callitris pine.The reserve is particularly noted for the high bird diversity. It lies within the Mudgee-Wollar Important Bird Area, so identified by BirdLife International because of its importance for the endangered regent honeyeater.
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  • Great 8km walk. Fairly easy with a bit of a climb at the end.Spectacular views at Castle Rock.Would definitely recommend.  more »
  • An easy 30 minute drive from Mudgee but when reach Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve signs be alert for Castle Rocks Walking Track carpark, on your right, as poorly signposted. There are no facilities at tr...  more »
  • Unique sandstone formations at the top of this walk with views to surrounding country. The walk to the castle rocks is along a fire trail so not interesting for views but the abundant bird life of the...  more »
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