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Rayners walking track

Mount Jerusalem National Park

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

Track grading

Features of this track


3.2km return


1hr - 1hr 30min

Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

No experience required


Gentle hills


No steps

Quality of path

Formed track

Getting there and parking

Rayners walking track is in the Koonyum Range area of Mount Jerusalem National Park.

To get there from Mullumbimby:

  • Drive south on Jubilee Avenue.
  • Continue straight on Coolamon Scenic Drive for about 1 km.
  • Turn right onto Wilsons Creek Road and drive for 5.1km.
  • Turn right onto Koonyum Range Road and drive for 2.6km.
  • After entering the park, continue on Koonyum Range Road for a further 2.3km.
  • Rayners walking track trailhead is on your right.

Road quality

Koonyum Range Road is a dry weather road. Driving this road after heavy rain is not recommended.

  • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • Most roads suitable for 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only


Limited parking is available on the side of Koonyum Range Road.

Best times to visit


Autumn's a great time to visit as you escape the heat of summer and avoid the chill of winter.


If you're interested in wildflowers, visit in spring to see them bloom and add patches of colour throughout the forest.


  • There are no bins so you'll need to take all rubbish away with you.
  • Be sure to bring your own drinking water because none is available in Mount Jerusalem National park.

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.

Cycling safety

Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

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.

Water activities

Beaches, rivers and lakes in NSW national parks offer lots of opportunities for water activities. Please take care in the water and find out how to help your family and friends stay safe around water.


Disability access level - no wheelchair access



Mountain biking is permitted on this track and some nearby management trails.


Camp fires and solid fuel burners



Gathering firewood




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.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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