Historic Water Race walking track
Mullion Range State Conservation Area
All the practical information you need to know about Historic Water Race walking track.
Grade 4Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
1hr - 1hr 30min
Quality of markings
Short steep hills
Quality of path
Rough track, many obstacles
No experience required
Getting there and parking
Historic Water Race walking track is in the Fourth Crossing precinct of Mullion Range State Conservation Area. To get there, travel north-east from Orange along Ophir Road for 19km to Fourth Crossing picnic area.
Parking is available nearby at Fourth Crossing picnic area.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you at Mullion Range State Conservation Area. Here are some of the highlights.
The cooler months are a great time for enjoying bushwalks, birdwatching and 4WD touring in the area.
Relax and dine al fresco surrounded by blooming wildflowers at Fourth Crossing picnic area.
Cool off with a splash in the creek or go trout fishing when the weather gets steamy.
The Falls Water Falls is particularly striking when there are high levels of water in Summer Hill Creek following heavy rainfall.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
12°C and 28°C
2°C and 13°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
- Bathurst office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6332 7640
- 02 6332 7680 To contact the KARST Conservation Unit in this office.
- Level 2, 203-209 Russell Street, Bathurst NSW 2795