Ben Bullen State Forest
The Wolgan Gap
Located at the southern end of the eastern escarpment of Ben Bullen State Forest, the Wolgan Gap is an ideal spot for magical views of the Wolgan Valley. To get there, drive north of Lithgow and turn towards Mudgee, then turn right at Lidsdale and journey towards historic Newnes. The Wolgan Gap escarpment is about eight kilometres from Lidsdale.
Closures and notices
- 26 Nov 2021 - 12 Jan 2022Newnes, Wolgan and Ben Bullen State Forests
- 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.