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Mount Towac walking track

Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Mount Towac walking track.

Track grading

Features of this track

Distance

1.7km return

Time

15 - 27min

Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

No experience required

Gradient

Short steep hills

Steps

Many steps

Quality of path

Formed track, some obstacles

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    On entering Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area, follow Mount Canobolas Road before turning right onto Towac Road. Continue past Federal Falls campground until you reach the junction of Gum Ridge trail.

    Road quality

    Check the weather before you head to Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area as roads may close when it snows in winter.

    Parking

    Parking is available on Towac Way near Gum Ridge trail.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    Wake up to misty mornings and enjoy clear, sunny skies – it's a magical time of year to visit.

    Spring

    See the violet kunzea, fringe myrtle and mirbelia flowers blossoming in the heaths around rocky outcrops.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    13°C and 26°C

    Highest recorded

    36.7°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    0°C and 8°C

    Lowest recorded

    -3.3°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    August

    Driest month

    March

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    124.2mm

    Maps and downloads

    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.

    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.

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