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Angophora grove walking track

Yuraygir National Park

Overview

Angophora grove walking track, in Yuraygir National Park, is a short easy coastal hike with scenic views as well as picnic and camping opportunities.

Where
Yuraygir National Park
Accessibility
Hard
Distance
1.2km return
Time suggested
30min - 1hr
Grade
Grade 3
What to
bring
Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
Please note
  • The weather in the area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
  • There is limited mobile reception in this park
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go bird watching or whale watching

Angophora grove walking track is an easy stroll from Illaroo picnic area through bushland adorned with gracious old angophoras. These native Australian trees are also known as smooth-barked apples because European settlers thought they resembled apple trees. Despite being closely related to eucalypts, angophoras are actually part of the myrtle family. Tea tree, coastal cypress and coastal banksia are also part of this forest.

Bring along your binoculars as migrating humpback whales may be visible in season, and osprey and brahminy kites are common to the area.

The walk can be done as a return trip, or it can be linked with Rocky Point track, which offers scenic headland and beach views.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

Park info

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Angophora grove walking track, Yuraygir National Park. Photo: Rob Cleery / Seen Australia