Mount Imlay Summit walking track
Mount Imlay National Park
This challenging walking track climbs over 600m from Burrawang picnic area to the summit of Mount Imlay. Enjoy a picnic with a view, spring wildflowers and birdwatching.
- Mount Imlay National Park
- 6km return
- Time suggested
- 2 - 4hrs
- Grade 5
- Please note
- Drinking water is not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
- If you’re bushwalking in this park, it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.
- The weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
- The walking opportunities in this park are suitable for experienced bushwalkers who are comfortable undertaking self-reliant hiking.
- Please clean your boots using the hygiene cleaning stations along Mount Imlay Summit walking track.
- It’s a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and remember to take a hat.
Starting at Burrawang picnic area, this challenging walk takes you through dry eucalypt forests and grassy woodlands to the summit of Mount Imlay. The track climbs steeply, rising 600m, but there’s plenty to distract you from the effort along the way.
In spring, stop to admire the delicate beauty and bright colours of wildflowers like mountain speedwell. Once you reach the summit, enjoy a rest and take in the views to the coast while you enjoy your picnic lunch. On a clear day, you can see all the way to Mallacoota in Victoria, and Narooma to the north.
It’s also a great spot for birdwatching. Watch for yellow-tailed black cockatoos flying overhead and listen closely for lyrebirds as you’re walking up the mountain.
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- in Mount Imlay National Park in the South Coast region
Mount Imlay National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
(02) 6495 5000
Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday and some weekends during peak holiday periods.
- Corner Sapphire Coast and Merimbula Drives, Merimbula NSW
- Email: FSCR@environment.nsw.gov.au
Fax: (02) 6495 5055