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Castle Rocks walk

Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Castle Rocks walk.

Track grading

Grade 3

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

    3 - 5hrs

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    8.5km return

  • Steps

    Occasional steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

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    On entering Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve:

    • Park at Castle Rocks walk trackhead

    Parking

    Parking is available at Castle Rocks walk trackhead.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.

    Spring

    The heathland begins flowering in late winter and it really starts to hit its stride in early spring. This makes it a particularly great time for camping, birdwatching and hiking.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    16°C and 30°C

    Highest recorded

    43°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    3°C and 16°C

    Lowest recorded

    -7.2°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    January

    Driest month

    April

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    134.3mm

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    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.

    There are unfenced cliff edges along this walk, take care.

    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).

    Prohibited

    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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