Polblue Swamp track
Barrington Tops National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Polblue Swamp track.
Features of this track
30min - 1hr
Quality of markings
No experience required
Gentle hills: The first section of the track from the picnic area has slight slopes uphill and downhill. The rest of the track has more uneven ground, with some steeper sections.
Quality of path
Formed track, some obstacles: The first 100m of the track from the picnic area is step-free and mostly flat, with a mix of hard-packed ground and timber surfaces. After the first 100m, the track becomes more sloped and uneven, with steeper sections.
The track is 1–1.5m wide and may have rocks and tree roots along its length.
Occasional steps: There are no steps along the first 500m of the walk. There are occasional steps along the rest of the walk.
Getting there and parking
Polblue Swamp track starts at Polblue campground and picnic area in the Polblue and Devils Hole precinct of Barrington Tops National Park. To get there:
- Take Thunderbolts Way; this road becomes Scone Road and Barrington Tops Forest Road.
- The campground and picnic area are located on the left after passing Devils Hole
- Take the Hunter road from Scone
- Turn right on to Moonan Brook Road, then turn left on Barrington Tops Forest Road.
- Polblue camping and picnic areas are 7km on the right after the Dingo Gate
There's a gravel carpark at Polblue campground and picnic area where this walk begins.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Barrington Tops National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Take to the park's walking tracks to make the most of cooler and drier daytime weather.
Look out for ground orchids and other wildflowers along the Polblue Swamp walking track.
Look out for the eastern water dragon basking on rocks around the streams.
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - hard
The first 500m of track is step-free and 1–1.5m wide, with gentle slopes and a mixture of hard-packed ground and timber surfaces. There may be tree roots and rocks along the track.
After the first 500m, the track becomes steeper, more uneven and narrower in places. There may be occasional steps.
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