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Carrow Brook walking track

Mount Royal National Park

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Visitor info

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

Track grading

Features of this track


6km loop


2hrs 30min - 3hrs 30min

Quality of markings

Limited signage

Experience required

Experienced bushwalkers


Very steep


Many steps

Quality of path

Rough track, many obstacles

Getting there and parking

Carrow Brook walking track starts at Youngville campground in Mount Royal National Park. To get there:

  • Travelling north on New England Highway, drive through Singleton and then turn right at Dunolly onto Bridgeman Road.
  • Follow Bridgeman Road for 16km, continuing onto Carrowbrook Road.
  • Follow Carrowbrook Road for 25km, then turn left onto Mount Royal Road.
  • Continue on Mount Royal Road for 13km until you reach Youngville campground.

Road quality

The condition of roads in this park can vary depending on weather. Be prepared for variable road conditions and drive according to these conditions.

  • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads


Parking is available at Youngville campground


There are no bins so you'll need to take your rubbish away with you.


Non-flush toilets are located at the head of the walking track at Youngville campground

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Picnic tables are available at Mulgowrie Creek and Youngville 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.

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

Not wheelchair-accessible






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.

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