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Ngiyampaa walking track

Mount Grenfell Historic Site

Visitor info

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

Track grading

Grade 4

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

    1hr 30min - 2hrs 30min

  • Quality of markings

    Limited signage

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    4km loop

  • Steps

    Occasional steps

  • Quality of path

    Rough track, many obstacles

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

On entering Mount Grenfell Historic Site:

  • From the picnic area, walk past the locked gate and continue up the road towards the hill.
  • Look for a green sign showing the way to the walking track
  • Follow the stone path to the art sites
  • At art site 3, there is a sign directing you along Ngiyampaa walking track.

Road quality

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

Parking

Parking is available at Ngiyambaa walking track, including several designated disabled spots. Bus parking is also available.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Mount Grenfell Historic Site. Here are some of the highlights.

Spring

White mallee flowers are blooming and birdwatching is at its best during this season.

Winter

This is ideal weather for hiking Ngiyambaa walking track.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

20°C and 33°C

Highest recorded

47°C

Winter temperature

Average

5.5°C and 16.5°C

Lowest recorded

-2.5°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

June

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

109mm

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 + 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).

Outback safety

Safety is of high priority in outback areas. In summer, temperatures can reach up to 50°C in some places. Food, water and fuel supplies can be scarce. Before you head off, check for road closures and use our contacts to stay safe in the outback.

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.

Ngiyampaa walking track

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Park info

Ngiyambaa walking track, Mount Grenfell Historic Site. Photo: NSW Government