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Murray Scrub walking track

Toonumbar National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Murray Scrub walking track.

Track grading

Grade 3

Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
  • Time

    2 - 3hrs

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    5.5km loop

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    Murray Scrub lookout is in Toonumbar National Park. To get there from Kyogle:

    • Leave the Summerland Way and travel west via Kyogle and Murray Scrub Road (approximately 35km)
    • Take the signposted road to Murray Scrub on the right (2.5km east of Iron Pot campground)

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    Check the weather before you set out as the road to Murray Scrub walking track can become boggy when it rains.

    Parking

    Parking is available at Iron Pot campground.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Toonumbar National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    Take a spectacular scenic drive through the rainforest on Toonumbar Forest Drive Picnic at Sherwood lookout and soak up the spectacular views to Mount Lindesay and the McPherson Range .

    Spring

    Witness the burst of colour of new red leaf tips on giant red cedars from the soaring vantage point of the Murray Scrub lookout. Or gaze up at the glowing canopy from down below on the Murray Scrub walking track.

    Summer

    Camp at Iron Pot campground where you can drink from and swim in the pristine waters of Iron Pot Creek. On a hot summer day, enjoy a walk through the cool, shady rainforest at Murray Scrub walking track. .

    Winter

    Watch mist rise from the rainforest valleys below from Murray Scrub lookout.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    15°C and 30°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    February

    Driest month

    August

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    210mm

    Facilities

    You'll need to bring your own drinking water supply.

    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 dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Murray Scrub walking track

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