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Link Trail - Gloucester Tops to Careys Peak

Barrington Tops National Park

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All the practical information you need to know about Link Trail - Gloucester Tops to Careys Peak.

Track grading

Grade 4

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

    1 - 2 days

  • Quality of markings

    Limited signage

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    38km return

  • Steps

    Occasional steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

Link trail – Gloucester Tops to Careys Peak is in the central precinct of Barrington Tops National Park. To get there:

  • From Bucketts Way, between Gloucester and Stroud.
  • Turn into Gloucester Tops Road and continue to Gloucester River
  • Continue past the river for approximately 35 minutes
  • Take the right fork into Kerrepit Road and follow to the end

Parking

Parking is available at the end of Kerrepit Road.

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.

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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.

Weather in the park can change quickly, so ensure you’re sufficiently equipped.  Check the weather before you set out as the road to Gloucester River and Gloucester Tops may be inaccessible during periods of wet weather

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 dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Link Trail - Gloucester Tops to Careys Peak

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