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Bald Hill walking track

Hill End Historic Site

Overview

Discover the historic heritage of Hill End on Bald Hill walking track. With great birdwatching, native animals and wildflowers, this easy walk has something for everyone.

Where
Hill End Historic Site
Distance
4km loop
Time suggested
1hr 30min - 2hrs 30min
Grade
Grade 3
Price
Free
What to
bring
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
Please note
  • Snakes can be seen around this area during the warmer months, so please keep alert and be careful while walking.
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching

Bald Hill walking track is an easy walk that meanders through open woodlands, past the historic relics of old mine workings. Situated in Hill End Historic Site, this scenic loop walk begins on Reef Street and offers an insight into the working conditions of the miners.

Along the way, you’ll pass the remains of old mines, stamper batteries and dams. For a longer walk, choose to combine it with a Hill End village tour. If you want to experience what life was like underground for the miners, why not go on a tour of the nearby Bald Hill Mine?

In spring, the bush is a blaze of colour, with native plant life as well as fruit trees in flower. If you enjoy birdwatching, look out for the bright colours of king parrots, rosellas, grass parrots, finches and wrens darting about in the bush.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Park info

  • in Hill End Historic Site in the Country NSW region
  • Hill End Historic Site is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • Hill End area office
      (02) 6337 8206
      Contact hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am-4.30pm daily (closed 12.30pm-1.30pm). Closed weekends and public holidays.
    • Beyers Avenue, Hill End NSW
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Bald Hill walking track, Hill End Historic Site. Photo: John Spencer.