Mogo State Forest
Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens
A herbarium, display garden, picnic ground, barbecues, walking tracks and visitor centre can be found in these botanic gardens, located 5 km south of Batemans Bay on the Princes Highway. The gardens are managed by Eurobodalla Shire on 42 hectares of Mogo State Forest and feature gardens crafted from native plants from the Clyde, Deua and Tuross River catchments. The large herbarium contains 8,000 specimens of flora and 500 samples of fungi. The Forestry Children's Walk is not to be missed.
Mogo Walking Track
The Mogo Walking Track is a 10 minute drive south of Batemans Bay on the Princes Highway at Mogo. A visitor carpark is available at the start of the walk. The track is a well-defined path, weaving through towering spotted gum forest and luxuriant burrawang undergrowth. Mogo Walking Track starts near the entrance to Old Mogo Town and is a 20-30 minute looped walk.
Round Hill Lookout
Just off the Princes Highway south of Batemans Bay township, this lookout offers great views over the coast.
Closures and notices
- Important information when visiting state forests
- Call '000' in a bushfire emergency (www.rfs.nsw.gov.au)
- Total Fire Ban and Current Fire Danger Map (www.rfs.nsw.gov.au)
- Signs in State Forests
- Solid Fuel Fire Bans
Some State forests are declared for authorised hunting. Find out more about authorised hunting in State forests, including licensing and applying for permits.
Pesticide use This area is designated as ‘high public usage’ under Forestry Corporation of NSW’s Pesticide Use Notification Plan [PDF 3.83 MB].
Find out how to minimise the impact of your visit.