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Baldy Billy Peak walking track

Guula Ngurra National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Baldy Billy Peak walking track.

Track grading

Grade 5

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

    3 - 4hrs

  • Quality of markings

    Limited signage

  • Gradient

    Very steep

  • Distance

    5km return

  • Steps

    Occasional steps

  • Quality of path

    Rough track, many obstacles

  • Experience required

    Very experienced bushwalkers

Getting there and parking

Baldy Billy Peak walking track is in the Little Forest area of Guula Ngurra National Park. To get there from Sydney or Goulburn:

  • Follow the M31 and take the Illawarra Highway – Moss Vale exit, following signs to Canyonleigh.
  • Continue for 10km on the Canyonleigh Road, then turn right onto Tugalong Road.
  • Travel 20km along Tugalong Road and then turn left at the Guula Ngurra National Park secondary entry sign onto the Dirrang Management Trail.
  • Open the entry gate, drive 100m along the trail and then park in the clear, open area on your right.
  • There is a locked gate after the carpark with pedestrian access to the Baldy Billy Peak walking track.

Road quality

  • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

An informal parking area for 5 cars is available on the Dirrang Management Trail within the Little Forest area, just before the trail head. A formal parking area for 5 cars is available at the Mount Penang area 2.5km north, along Tugalong Road.

Best times to visit

Autumn

Autumn's a great time to visit as you escape the heat of summer and avoid the chill of winter.

Spring

If you're interested in wildflowers, visit in spring to see them in bloom throughout the park.

Facilities

There are no bins so you'll need to take all rubbish away with you.

Carpark

Informal parking is available at Baldy Billy Peak walking track.

Maps and downloads

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.

Camping safety

Whether you're pitching your tent on the coast or up on the mountains, there are many things to consider when camping in NSW national parks. Find out how to stay safe when camping.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + 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 - no wheelchair access

Prohibited

Hunting and shooting native animals or poaching wildlife is prohibited. Report illegal activities.

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

Cycling

Generators

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.

Baldy Billy Peak walking track

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Park info

  • in Guula Ngurra National Park in the Country NSW region
  • The Mount Penang and Little Forest West areas of Guula Ngurra National Park are always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    The Tugalong area of Guula Ngurra National Park is open to the public from 8:30am to 5pm on the first weekend of each month (Saturday and Sunday) between 1 March and 30 October. The area is closed to the public at other times to protect sensitive natural and cultural heritage values.