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Pheasants Peak walking track

South East Forests National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Pheasants Peak 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

    Very steep

  • Distance

    4km return

  • Steps

    No steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

Pheasants Peak 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.

Parking

Parking is available at the track head for Pheasants Peak walking track.

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.

Autumn

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

Spring

See Nunnocks Swamp and grasslands in its spring bloom glory.

Summer

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.

Winter

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

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

This park is in a remote location, and weather can be unpredictable, 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 + 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.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Pheasants Peak walking track

Park info

Pheasants Peak walking track, South East Forests National Park. Photo: John Spencer