Burning Mountain walk
Burning Mountain Nature Reserve
All the practical information you need to know about Burning Mountain walk.
Grade 3Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
1 - 2hrs
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
No experience required
Short steep hills
Quality of path
Formed track, some obstacles
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
- Follow New England Highway towards Tamworth
- Burning Mountain Nature Reserve is 20km north of Scone, on the right-hand side of the highway.
- The walking track begins from the carpark
Parking is available, including several designated disabled spots.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Burning Mountain Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.
Hike Burning Mountain walk and get up close to the remarkable geological event happening right beneath your feet.
Take the kids and a picnic and keep an eye out for eastern grey kangaroos, wallaroos and echidnas that share the area with copper-tailed skinks and other reptiles.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
14°C and 30.1°C
2.6°C and 15.9°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
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.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- Scone office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6540 2300
- 19 Hayes Street, Scone NSW 2337
- in Burning Mountain Nature Reserve in the Country NSW region
Burning Mountain Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.