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Mooraback walking track

Werrikimbe National Park

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Mooraback walking track is in Werrikimbe National Park near Mooraback campground and picnic area. It’s a great way to enjoy snow gum forest and see native wildlife.

Starting from Mooraback campground, this short 500m loop through the snow gums will delight nature lovers. As you stroll you may be joined by an eastern grey kangaroo or red-necked wallaby.

Plenty of forest birds live here too. Eastern yellow robins, scarlet robins, grey and rufous fantails, and white-throated treecreepers are just some of the species you’re likely to see. If you're lucky, you might spot rare birds like the olive whistler, rufous scrub-bird and sooty owl.


  • Mooraback campground, Werrikimbe National Park. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government

    Mooraback campground

    Escape the crowds at Mooraback campground, near Walcha, tucked among the snow gums. Explore nearby walking tracks and enjoy the tranquility of this isolated spot.

  • A family cross a footbridge on Platypus Pool walking track, Werrikimbe National Park. Photo: Josh Smith © DPE

    Platypus Pool walking track

    Don’t miss Platypus Pool walking track when you’re staying at Mooraback campground in Werrikimbe National Park, near Walcha. You might spot a shy platypus as you walk alongside the Hastings River.

These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.

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