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Myanba Gorge walking track

South East Forest National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Myanba Gorge walking track.

Track grading

Features of this track


1.5km return


45min - 1hr

Quality of markings

Limited signage

Experience required

No experience required


Gentle hills

Quality of path

Formed track, some obstacles


Occasional steps: There are numerous sets of timber steps after the first 100m of track, ranging from between 5 steps to 28 steps each.

Accessible options

The first 100m of the track is paved and suitable for wheelchairs, prams and visitors with reduced mobility. This section of the track goes from Myanba Creek picnic area to the first viewing platform.

After the first viewing platform, the rest of the track is hard-packed ground with many steps.

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

    Myanba Gorge walking track is in the Coolangubra section of South East Forest National Park. To get there:

    • Head east from Bombala on Bucky Springs Road and continue through Cathart along Coolangubra Forest Way.
    • Alternatively, follow Imlay Road south of Eden.


    Car and bus parking is available in a gravel carpark at Myanba Creek picnic area where this walk begins.

    Best times to visit

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


    Head to the Bombala River in the early morning or late afternoon to see platypuses - look for circular ripple patterns in the water.


    See Nunnocks Swamp and grasslands in its spring bloom glory.


    A great time for a walk in the park – try the easy Goodenia Rainforest walk through a lush gully of ferns covered by a dense canopy of tall lilly pilly trees.


    After a day exploring, get cosy in front of an open fire at historic Alexanders Hut, Nunnocks Swap.


    You'll need to bring your own drinking and cooking water.

    Seats and resting points

    There are 4 bench seats with backrests at regular points along the walk, with the last seat at Myanba Gorge lookout where the walk ends.

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    This park is in a remote location, so please ensure you’re well-prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.

    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).

    River and lake safety

    The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.


    Disability access level - hard

    • The first 100m of this track is flat, paved and step-free. It goes from the picnic area to the first viewing platform and is suitable for wheelchairs, prams and visitors with reduced mobility.
    • Beyond this point, the track becomes hard-packed ground with many steps.
    • There are bench seats for resting at regular points along the track but all the seats are located after the first 100m of the walk.


    Camp fires and solid fuel burners

    Please bring gas or fuel stoves if you plan to cook, especially in summer during the fire season.

    Gathering firewood

    Firewood may not be collected from the park.


    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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