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Fans Horizon walking track

Warrumbungle National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Fans Horizon walking track.

Track grading

Grade 3

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

    1hr 30min - 2hrs 30min

  • Quality of markings

    Sign posted

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    3.6km return

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

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    Fans Horizon walking track is in the Pincham carpark area of Warrumbungle National Park.To get there:

    From Coonabarabran:

    • Follow John Renshaw Parkway into Warrumbungle National Park
    • Around 100m past the Visitor Centre turnoff turn left into Pincham Road
    • Park in Pincham carpark, where this track starts.

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather

    Parking

    Parking is available at Pincham carpark.

    Best times to visit

    You may experience a great range of temperatures on any day in the park. In summer it's generally hot in the daytime and temperatures often exceed 30C. In contrast, winter can be very cold and the temperature drops below freezing at night. Rainfall is also highly variable, ranging from drought to prolonged wet periods. Less rain falls on the western side of the park than on the eastern side. It rains most from December to February and the annual average rainfall is 720mm. Thunderstorms are common in mid to late summer.

    Spring

    During early spring wildflowers are in bloom, including a huge variety of golden wattle flowers With a more moderate climate, spring is a great time to get out and camp under the stars .

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    15°C and 30°C

    Highest recorded

    42.6°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    0°C and 15°C

    Lowest recorded

    -9°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    January

    Driest month

    September

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    176.3mm

    Facilities

    • Toilets and parking are located at Camp Pincham, where this walking track starts.
    • Drinking water isn’t available in this park so you’ll need to bring enough for your visit.

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    Bushwalking safety

    Fire safety

    Mobile safety

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - no wheelchair access

    Prohibited

    Camping

    Camping is permitted only in designated campgrounds, including Camp Pincham.

    Cycling

    Horses

    Pets

    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.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Fans Horizon walking track

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    Park info

    Visitor centre

    View from Fan's Horizon lookout, Warrumbungle National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary