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Tooloom walking track

Tooloom National Park

Overview

Tooloom walking track is a short, easy stroll through World Heritage rainforest of Tooloom National Park, with plenty of opportunities for birdwatching and picnicking during your hike.

Where
Tooloom National Park
Distance
1km loop
Time suggested
15 - 45min
Grade
Grade 2
Price
Free
What to
bring
Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
Please note
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch.
  • There is no/limited mobile reception in this park.

Tooloom walking track takes you on a short, easy walk a little deeper into the lush rainforest of Tooloom Scrub, which is part of Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. Over 200 species of birds have been recorded in the park and many of these inhabit the rainforest.

To either side of this trail are large rainforest trees and vines stretching from the leaf-littered forest floor to the high canopy above. Twisted roots of strangler figs can be seen among walking stick palms, which fruit bright red in summer.

Bring along your binoculars and take your time birdwatching. You may be lucky enough to spot an endangered Coxen’s fig-parrot, which is one of the smallest parrots in Australia at only 15-16cm long. It’s mainly bright yellow-green with red and blue markings on its relatively large head. Their call is quick and high-pitched and easy to miss, so keep your ears as well as your eyes peeled.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Edward River canoe and kayak trail, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: David Finnegan.

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

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Tooloom walking track, Tooloom Nature reserve. Photo: David Young