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Potoroo Falls walk

Tapin Tops National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Potoroo Falls walk.

Track grading

Grade 4

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  • Time

    15 - 30min

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Distance

    0.9km return

  • Steps

    Occasional steps

  • Quality of path

    Rough track, many obstacles

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

From Wingham:

  • Take Elands Road and Wherrol Flat Road to Wherrol Flat
  • At Wherrol Flat turn left onto Dingo Tops Road 
  • Follow Dingo Tops Road to Rusty Road.
  • Follow Rusty Road to Potoroo Road.
  • Turn right on Potoroo Road to Little Run Creek

Parking

Parking is available nearby the picnic area.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Tapin Tops National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

The autumn colours in Dingo Tops campground are nothing short of spectacular in autumn, making it a perfect spot for a picnic or a stroll on a crisp, clear day.

Spring

Enjoy the fresh young growth and newborn animals on walks to the spectacular Rowleys Rock lookout with its panoramic views, or wandering through the rainforest along Potoroo Falls walk or Mountain Brush circuit.

Summer

Escape the heat and humidity of the coast and go swimming at the lovely Potoroo Falls, or enjoy the fresh mountain air at Dingo Tops campground.

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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.

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.

Waterfalls can offer amazing photo opportunities and are adventurous places to cool off after a long, hot walk. Please take note of these tips to stay safe around waterfalls.

Prohibited

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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