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Little Mountain walking track

Gundabooka National Park

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Ideal for outback birdwatching and walking with kids, Little Mountain walking track offers a gentle walk with scenic views of Gundabooka National Park, near Bourke.

4.8km return
Time suggested
2 - 3hrs
Grade 4
Opening times

Little Mountain walking track is always open, but may have to close at times due to wet weather or park operations.

What to
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen, suitable clothing
Please note
  • Please keep an eye out for brown snakes on this walk. It's advisable to wear sturdy covered shoes.
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching

The picturesque Little Mountain walking track runs from Dry Tank campground to Little Mountain lookout in Gundabooka National Park, near Bourke. It's hard not to be moved by the beauty and tranquility of the bush as you amble along this red-soil track.

Keep your camera handy to snap a few photos as you're likely to encounter kangaroos, emus and reptiles on this easy walk. Plus, if you enjoy birdwatching, you'll certainly be kept busy spotting finches, robins and mallee ring-necks.

The spring and autumn seasons are ideal for venturing through Little Mountain walking track, and it's a great nature walk to share with the kids. The colourful wildflower displays will surprise you, and you'll discover some interesting facts about the area if you take time to read the informative signage along the way.

Follow this walking track through wild mulga woodland, watching as the magnificent Gunderbooka Range rises up from the plains.The lookout at the end offers scenic views of the range’s entire northern escarpment, and is particularly beautiful at sunset.

Take a virtual tour of Little Mountain walking track captured with Google Street View Trekker.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Also see

  • Panoramic view of bushland and Gunderbooka Range under a blue sky. Photo credit: Leah Pippos © DPIE

    Little Mountain lookout

    Little Mountain lookout is at the end of Little Mountain walking track, in Gundabooka National Park. It’s a great spot to soak up stunning views of Gunderbooka Range.

  • Photo of picnic tables and a barbecue under a shelter at Dry Tank campground and picnic area at Gundabooka National Park. Photo credit: Jess Ellis/DPE © DPE

    Dry Tank campground

    Stay overnight in Gundabooka National Park at Dry Tank campground. Bring your tent, caravan or trailer to enjoy a night of national park camping near Bourke in outback NSW.

  • Photo of picnic tables and a barbecue under a shelter surrounded by trees and red dirt at Gundabooka National Park. Photo credit: Jess Ellis/DPE © DPE

    Dry Tank picnic area

    Take in the beauty of the Gundabooka National Park landscape at Dry Tank picnic area. Enjoy a picnic or barbecue lunch and watch the birds before walking to Mt Gunderbooka.


Google Street View Trekker

Using Google Street View Trekker, we've captured imagery across a range of NSW national parks and attractions. Get a bird's eye view of these incredible landscapes before setting off on your own adventure.

Google Trekker at Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: J Spencer/OEH.

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