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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

Features of this track


5.5km loop


2 - 3hrs

Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

Some bushwalking experience recommended


Short steep hills


Many steps

Quality of path

Formed track, some obstacles

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)

    Road quality

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


    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.


    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 .


    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.


    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. .


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

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    15°C and 30°C


    Wettest month


    Driest month


    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



    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).



    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.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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