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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 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.


    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


    16°C and 30°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    3°C and 16°C

    Lowest recorded



    Wettest month


    Driest month


    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day


    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.

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

    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).



    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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