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Carabeen walk

Werrikimbe National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Carabeen walk.

Track grading

Features of this track


1.8km loop



Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

Some bushwalking experience recommended


Gentle hills


No steps

Quality of path

Formed track, some obstacles

Getting there and parking

Carabeen walk is in Werrikimbe National Park. To get there:

  • Follow the Oxley Highway 55km east of Walcha or 150km west of Port Macquarie
  • Turn onto Kangaroo Flat Road
  • After around 19.5km, turn right onto Mooraback Road and follow for 7km to the Werrikimbe National Park entrance
  • After entering the park, turn right onto Cobcroft trail and continue for 8km to Cobcroft picnic area.

Road quality

  • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles (no long vehicle access)

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available at Cobroft picnic area.


  • Facilities are located at the start of the track, at Cobcroft picnic area.
  • There are no bins so you'll need to take all rubbish away with you.


  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (firewood supplied)


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.

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 Plus 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).


Disability access level - no wheelchair access




Gathering firewood




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.

Carabeen walk

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