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Burrabadine walking track

Goobang National Park

Visitor info

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

Track grading

Grade 4

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

    1hr 30min - 2hrs

  • Quality of markings

    Limited signage

  • Gradient

    Very steep

  • Distance

    4km return

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Rough track, many obstacles

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

Burrabadine walking track is in the Wanda Wandong sector of Goobang National Park. To get there:

  • Make your way to Peak Hill-Baldry Road, just south of Trewilga, following the signs to Goobang National Park.
  • Follow this road for 15km then turn left into the park
  • Follow Sawpit Gully fire trail for 5.5km (around several bends) until you reach the Burrabadine walking track carpark on the left.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Burrabadine walking track may be closed following heavy rain.

Parking

Limited parking is available at Burrabadine walking track's head. Alternatively, park at Greenbah campground and walk 900m south along the Sawpit Gully fire trail to the walking track.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Goobang National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

The temperate climate makes it a good time to bushwalk on several different walking tracks or fire trails. More experienced walkers can explore the park further and head off the beaten track. Clear, crisp autumn skies mean stargazing is at its best from Wanda Wandong campground. .

Spring

Enjoy the wildflowers and flowering shrubs in full, beautiful bloom. Drive up to Caloma lookout for great views of the surrounding farming country with its mosaic of canola, cereals and pasture paddocks .

Summer

Make the most of the free gas barbecues at Wanda Wandong campground to unwind after some active park exploration.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

17°C and 33°C

Highest recorded

45.1°C

Winter temperature

Average

7°C and 17°C

Lowest recorded

-6.2°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

133.9mm

Facilities

Facilities are available at Greenbah campground.

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.

If you’re bushwalking in this park, it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.

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).

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.

Burrabadine walking track

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Caloma lookout hero, Goobang National Park. Photo: C Davis