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
Short steep hills
Quality of path
Formed track, some obstacles
No experience required
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
Park entry points
- Burning Mountain access See on map
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
- Scone office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6540 2300
- 19 Hayes Street, Scone NSW 2337