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Coachwood loop track

Nymboi-Binderay National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Coachwood loop track.

Track grading

Features of this track


0.9km loop


15 - 45min

Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

No experience required


Occasional steps


Short steep hills: The first 250m of the track is gentle and even. After this, the walk becomes steep, uneven and less clearly defined.

Quality of path

Formed track, some obstacles: The loop begins with a 190m section that's concrete pavers. It then becomes hard-packed ground for the remainder of the walk and can be slippery.

Other barriers

Pinch points: The track narrows from 1m to 0.6m as the concrete section at the start of the loop finishes and the hard-packed ground section begins.

Accessible options

The first 250m of the walk is accessible. This part of the track goes to a stand of large old growth trees, which are stunning examples of old growth forest.

Getting there and parking

Coachwood loop track starts at Norman Jolly picnic area in Nymboi-Binderay National Park. To get there:

  • From Dorrigo, travel north along Tyringham Road
  • Turn right into Moonpar Road
  • Norman Jolly picnic area is located at the end of Moonpar Road.


Parking is available at Norman Jolly picnic area

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Nymboi-Binderay National Park. One of the highlights of a visit to the park is a whitewater rafting trip down the Nymboida River. Spring is a great time to head out on a guided tour.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


18°C and 29°C

Winter temperature


5°C and 20°C


Wettest month


Driest month


The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



There's an ambulant non-flush toilet and picnic tables at Norman Jolly picnic area, where this walk begins and ends.

Seats and resting points

There are 2 bench seats with backrests where the concrete path from Norman Jolly picnic area ends and the hard-packed ground track begins.

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.

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 - hard

The loop begins with a gentle and even section that's 1m-wide and concrete pavers. After 250m, you'll arrive at a stand of large old growth trees, which are stunning examples of old growth forest.

After the first 250m, the walk becomes hard-packed ground. People with reduced mobility may need assistance:

  • There are occasional steps along this part of the track (around 10 in total)
  • The track surface narrows to 0.6m
  • The track can be steep, uneven and slippery

There are bench seats with backrests at the end of the concrete section of the track and ambulant toilets at Norman Jolly picnic area, where this walk begins and ends. 



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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