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Kaputar Plateau walk

Mount Kaputar National Park

Overview

Kaputar Plateau walk in Mount Kaputar National Park is a relatively easy bushwalk that offers great scenic views and birdwatching opportunities.

Where
Mount Kaputar National Park
Distance
8km loop
Time suggested
2hrs 30min - 3hrs 30min
Grade
Grade 3
Price
Free
What to
bring
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
Please note
  • The road from the park entrance is steep and a single lane. Caravans are not permitted.
  • 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.
  • There is limited mobile reception in this park

Kaputar Plateau walk is a magnificent and varied 8km walking track set deep in the heart of Mount Kaputar National Park. It’s a great walk for budding bushwalkers and avid birdwatchers keen to enjoy the wide open spaces and dramatic mountain ranges of North West NSW, near Narrabri.

Enjoy a taste of early Australian pioneer history whilst walking along the original ‘pioneer’s track’ from Coryah Gap to Dawsons Spring.

Venture through a range of landscapes and vegetation before arriving at Euglah Rock with spectacular scenic views of Camels Hump and Mount Coryah. Experienced rock climbers can test themselves on nearby cliffs while mountain bikers can ride this moderately difficult trail.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Google Trekker, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Conservation program:

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

Park info

  • 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.

    • Narrabri
      (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
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Kaputar Plateau walk, Mount Kaputar National Park. Jessica Stokes