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Culmaran loop trail

Richmond Range National Park

Overview

Culmaran loop trail is an easy walk on the rainforest edge, especially suited to families. Admire the exotic plants found in the drier parts of Richmond Range.

Where
Richmond Range National Park
Distance
0.4km loop
Time suggested
15 - 30min
Grade
Grade 2
Price
Free
What to
bring
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
Please note
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch
  • Check the weather before you set out as the road to Culmaran loop trail can become boggy or slippery when it rains
  • There is limited mobile reception in this park

This short easy walk along the edge of the rainforest environment is especially suited to families and older people.

Here, you’ll brush past the smooth bright trunks of enormous Sydney blue gums.  Soft green bracken ferns fringe the walking track, while creamy white flowers of clematis and flowering wonga vines make for a lovely accompaniment. The soaring forest, with its many hollow limbs, provides the perfect daytime resting spot for a range of animals and birds, so be sure to bring your binoculars.

Culmaran loop trail provides a fantastic introduction to the vegetation in the drier parts of Richmond Range, and a very pretty walk in the forest.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.
Culmaran Loop, Richmond Range National Park. Photo: J Atkins/NSW Government