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Honeysuckle Forest track

Barrington Tops National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Honeysuckle Forest track.

Track grading

Grade 4

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

    15 - 45min

  • Quality of markings

    Sign posted

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Distance

    1km loop

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Rough track, many obstacles

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

Honeysuckle Forest track starts at Honeysuckle picnic area in the Polblue and Devils Hole precinct of Barrington Tops National Park. To get there:

  • From Gloucester take Thunderbolts Way; this road becomes Scone Road and Barrington Tops Forest Road.
  • Honeysuckle picnic area is on the left near the northern entrance to the park

From Scone:

  • Take the Hunter Road from Scone
  • Turn right on to Moonan Brook Road, then turn left on Barrington Tops Forest Road.
  • The picnic area is on the right, 6km past Devils Hole.

Parking

Parking is available at Honeysuckle picnic area.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

Take to the park's walking tracks to make the most of cooler and drier daytime weather.

Spring

Look out for ground orchids and other wildflowers along the Polblue Swamp walking track.

Summer

Look out for the eastern water dragon basking on rocks around the streams.

Facilities

Toilets

Toilet facilities are located at Honeysuckle picnic area

Picnic tables

Picnic facilities are located at Honeysuckle picnic area

Maps and downloads

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.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus 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 dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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