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Junction Spur walking track

Gibraltar Range National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Junction Spur walking track.

Track grading

Grade 5

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


  • Quality of markings

    No directional signage

  • Gradient

    Very steep and difficult

  • Distance

    8km return

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Rough unformed track

  • Experience required

    Very experienced bushwalkers

Getting there and parking

Junction Spur walking track is in Gibraltar Range National Park.

To get there from Glen Innes:

  • Drive 68km east on the Gwydir Highway, towards Grafton. 
  • Turn left onto Mulligans Drive.

To get there from Grafton:

  • Drive 92km west on the Gwydir Highway, towards Glen Innes.
  • Turn right onto Mulligans Drive.

Continue on Mulligans Drive for 10km to Mulligans campground and picnic area.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available at Mulligans campground and picnic area.


  • Flush toilets, picnic tables and barbecues are available at Mulligans campground and picnic area.
  • There are no bins so you’ll need to take all rubbish away with you.

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.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

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).

Waterfall safety

Waterfalls are beautiful destinations but please be safe when visiting these natural wonders. Read these waterfall safety tips before exploring waterfalls on your next walk.


Disability access level - no wheelchair access


Gathering firewood




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.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Junction Spur walking track

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Park info

  • 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