Weddin Gap to Black Spring loop trail
Weddin Mountains National Park
Weddin Gap to Black Spring loop trail is a moderately challenging hike offering scenic views. It’s possible to camp overnight along the way.
- Weddin Mountains National Park
- 20km loop
- Time suggested
- 7 - 8hrs
- Grade 4
- What to
- Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
- Please note
- There is limited mobile reception in this park
- Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go bird watching
Weddin Gap to Black Spring loop trail begins where the state forest meets Weddin Mountains National Park. It’s the longest loop trail in the park and a great route to tackle if you’re looking for a satisfying one-day challenge or an easily achievable two-day hike. There are plenty of places to camp under the stars along the way.
Beginning with a steep trail to get your heart pumping, a second trail leads you to the top of the range for fantastic scenic views across the surrounding plains. As you make your way along the ridgeline, there are views of the rugged eastern escarpment and, on a clear day, you should be able to see the town of Grenfell in the distance.
Keep your binoculars handy for birdwatching, as there are many birds that feed, nest and hunt in the park such as peregrine falcons, wedge-tailed eagles, babblers, warblers and even emus.
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- in Weddin Mountains National Park in the Country NSW region
Weddin Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
(02) 6332 7640
Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
- Level 2, 203-209 Russell Street, Bathurst NSW. To contact the KARST Conservation Unit in this office please call (02) 6332 7680.
- Fax: (02) 6332 7650