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Governor Summit (Corrunbral Borawah) walking track

Mount Kaputar National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Governor Summit (Corrunbral Borawah) walking track.

Track grading

Grade 4

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

    45min - 1hr

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Very steep

  • Distance

    2km 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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    Governor Summit walking track is in the Kaputar plateau precinct of Mount Kaputar National Park. To get there:

    • From Narrabri take Old Gunnedah Road south
    • After about 2.5km turn left onto Kaputar Road
    • Follow Kaputar Road for 27km to Mount Kaputar National Park entrance.
    • From the park entrance drive for 17km to the turn-off for Governor lookout walking track, on your left. This is a steep, single lane road (not suitable for caravans).

    Park entry points

    Parking

    Parking is available at the carpark, including one designated disabled spot.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Mount Kaputar National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    This is one of the best times of year to visit the park, with ideal temperatures for bush walking, cycling and camping.

    Spring

    A beautiful time of year to enjoy the abundant wildflowers and birds.

    Summer

    Escape the heat of the plains by heading up into the park.

    Winter

    Experience the mist surrounding the high plateau area and enjoy the beauty of the occasional blanketing of snow. Be prepared for the temperatures about 10°C cooler than in the nearby town of Narrabri.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    21°C and 35°C

    Highest recorded

    43.4°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    7°C and 18°C

    Lowest recorded

    -5.6°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    January

    Driest month

    August

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    188mm

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    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.

    The walking opportunities in this park are suitable for experienced bushwalkers who are comfortable undertaking self-reliant hiking.

    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).

    Prohibited

    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.

    Governor Summit (Corrunbral Borawah) walking track

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    Light dusting of snow on trees in winter, Mount Kaputar National Park. Photo: Simone Cottrell/OEH