Forest walking track - Gibraltar National Park
Gibraltar Range National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Forest walking track - Gibraltar National Park.
Grade 3Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
1hr 15min - 1hr 45min
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
Quality of path
Formed track, some obstacles
No experience required
Getting there and parking
Forest walking track is in the Mulligans precinct of Gibraltar Range National Park. To get there:
- Travel 68km east from Glen Innes or 92km west from Grafton along Gwydir Highway
- Take Mulligans Drive entrance to Gibraltar Range National Park
- Drive for 9km to reach Mulligans precinct
Parking is available at Mulligans picnic area, a short walk from Forest walking track.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Gibraltar Range National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
The most popular time of the year to visit, spring sees the park erupt into a vibrant display of wildflowers, including the Gibraltar waratah.
Take in an early morning bushwalk before the day heats up, then cool down in one of the many waterways, like the Little Dandahra Creek.
It can be below freezing at night, but the daytime temperatures make this the best time of the year to take in some of the longer treks like the Gibraltar-Washpool World Heritage walk.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
13°C and 24.1°C
1°C and 13.2°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Toilets are available at Mulligans picnic area
Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
Maps and downloads
- Glen Innes office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6739 0700
- 68 Church Street, Glen Innes NSW 2370
- in Gibraltar Range National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
Gibraltar Range National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, road damage, or high fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system. Please bring the correct change and display your receipt.Buy annual pass