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Mystery Face walking track

Torrington State Conservation Area

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Mystery Face walking track.

Track grading

Grade 3

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

    1hr - 1hr 30min

  • Quality of markings

    Sign posted

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Distance

    2.6km loop

  • Steps

    Occasional steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

On entering Torrington State Conservation Area:

  • Follow the Mystery Face signpost and take a right turn at the old pub into Silent Grove Road
  • Drive for approximately 2.5km to the Butlers Road turnoff on the left, where the road becomes unsealed.
  • Follow Butlers Road and the signposts for about 4.5km

Road quality

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

Parking

Parking is available nearby at the Mystery Face picnic area.

Best times to visit

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

Spring

See the spectacular display of spring wildflowers as the boronias, grevilleas, prostantheras and many other native wildflowers turn the bush into a vibrant display of colour.

Summer

Wander through the bush, dotted with colourful wildflowers, as you take in the magnificent granite formations on the Mystery Face walking track.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

13°C and 31°C

Highest recorded

41.2°C

Winter temperature

Average

1°C and 19°C

Lowest recorded

-10.6°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

June

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

361.2mm

Facilities

Drinking water is not available in this area so it’s a good idea to bring your own.

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.

If you’re bushwalking in this park it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.

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.

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted in this park. Find out more about pets in parks.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Mystery Face walking track

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