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Minmi Cemetery walk

Blue Gum Hills Regional Park

Overview

Take this gentle walk to Minmi Cemetery, a charming historic site that dates back to the coal-mining boom of the mid-1800s.

Where
Blue Gum Hills Regional Park
Distance
1km loop
Time suggested
15 - 45min
Grade
Grade 4
Price
Free
What to
bring
Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
Please note

Walkers, cyclists and horse riders should remain on recognised tracks and trails as there are areas in the park that are subject to mine subsidence.

Minmi Cemetery, only a 200m stroll from the park’s main carpark, is a charming and fascinating piece of local heritage. Dating from the coal-mining boom of the mid-1800's, it tells its own story of the people who came to this place to try to make a living from its underground riches. Don’t forget to visit the pretty Minmi Heritage Garden while you’re here.

Take a virtual tour of Minmi Cemetery walk captured with Google Street View Trekker.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

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Park info

  • in Blue Gum Hills Regional Park in the North Coast region
  • Blue Gum Hills Regional Park is open 7.30am to 8pm during daylight savings (7.30am to 5pm at other times), but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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Looking along the cemerty stroll walk. Photo: John Yurasek