Mount Coryah walking track
Mount Kaputar National Park
Mount Coryah walking track offers scenic views of Euglah Rock and great birdwatching opportunities within Mount Kaputar National Park in the NSW North West slopes.
- Mount Kaputar National Park
- Time suggested
- 1hr 30min
- Opening times
Mount Coryah walking track is always open, but may need to close at times during snow/ice events.
- Please note
- It’s a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and remember to take a hat
- Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching
- The weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well prepared for your visit.
- Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
- There is limited mobile reception in this park
- This walk involves a steep uphill climb with many steps, so it’s important to have a good level of fitness and sturdy walking shoes.
Mount Coryah walking track begins at Coryah Gap carpark and climbs steeply up the stepped ridge. The terraces were formed by a series of lava flows, each new one covering the terraces beneath it.
At the base of the cliffs follow the track around to the left. The track climbs to the top terrace, evidence of the most recent eruption, and then circles around the summit of Mount Coryah in an anti-clockwise direction, providing views to the south, east and north.
From the lookout the return track passes under the northern base of the summit through an impressive stand of grass trees. It then loops back to the track junction at the base of the cliffs. The loop track is very narrow, it follows the cliff edge and can be slippery when wet. If you wish to avoid the cliff edge or it has recently rained you may wish to miss the loop and return the way you came from the lookout.
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- in Mount Kaputar National Park in the Country NSW region
Mount Kaputar National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
(02) 6792 7300
(02) 6792 4680 After hours emergency
Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
- 1/100 Maitland Street, Narrabri NSW. (Accessible via Dewhurst Street)
- Fax: (02) 6792 1133