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Little Mountain walking track

Gundabooka National Park

Overview

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.

Where
Gundabooka National Park
Distance
4.8km return
Time suggested
2 - 3hrs
Grade
Grade 4
Price
Free
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
bring
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.

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For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Google Trekker, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

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Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

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Little Mountain walking track, Gundabooka National Park. Photo: David Finnegan