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Arch loop track

Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Arch loop track.

Track grading

Grade 3

Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
  • Time

    15 - 30min

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    0.7km loop

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

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    Arch Loop track starts at Borenore picnic area, approximately 1km from the entrance

    Park entry points

    Parking

     Parking is available at the Borenore picnic area.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    Let your inner geologist loose among the limestone and see if you can spot the remnants of marble quarries and mines from the past.

    Spring

    Check out the wildflowers and birds in the endangered box gum woodland.

    Summer

    Escape the heat and step into magical Arch Cave while walking the Arch Cave loop track.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    15°C and 25°C

    Highest recorded

    38.3°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    2°C and 12°C

    Lowest recorded

    -5.6°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    August

    Driest month

    April

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    98.6mm

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    Safety messages

    Bushwalking safety

    If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - hard

    Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty

    • Wheelchair access is possible across Boree creek and along a partially gravelled path to the base of the steps leading to the Arch Cave
    • Wheelchair access to Arch Cave is not possible
    • Wheelchair access to the woodland area may be possible with strong assistance as the walking track is across natural ground surface, note there are protruding rocks and a steep slope

    Prohibited

    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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