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Bluff Mountain walking track

Warrumbungle National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Bluff Mountain walking track.

Track grading

Grade 4

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

    7 - 8hrs

  • Quality of markings

    Limited signage

  • Gradient

    Very steep

  • Distance

    17km loop

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Rough track, many obstacles

  • Experience required

    Experienced bushwalkers

Getting there and parking

Bluff Mountain walking track starts from Camp Pincham carpark in the central valley of Warrumbungle National Park—about 35km west of Coonabarabran. To get there from Coonabarabran:

  • Follow John Renshaw Parkway into Warrumbungle National Park
  • Turn left into Pincham Road around 100m past the visitor centre turnoff and continue to the end

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Pincham carpark

Facilities

Toilets

Toilets are located at Pincham carpark and on the route at Balor Hut.

  • Non-flush toilets

Carpark

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

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

Camping

You can’t camp on the walking track. Camping is available at Camp Pincham, Ogma campground or Balor Hut campground.

Cycling

Gathering firewood

Horses

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.

Bluff Mountain walking track

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Visitor centre

Wide view of Warrumbungles' rocky crags, spires and domes, with Bluff Moutain at centre. Photo: Simone Cottrell/OEH.