River walking track
Barrington Tops National Park
All the practical information you need to know about River walking track.
Grade 4Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
1hr - 1hr 30min
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
Quality of path
Rough track, many obstacles
Some bushwalking experience recommended
Getting there and parking
River walking track starts at Antarctic Beech Forest carpark in the Gloucester Tops precinct of Barrington Tops National Park. To get there:
- From Bucketts Way, between Gloucester and Stroud.
- Turn into Gloucester Tops Road and continue to Gloucester River
- Continue past the river for approximately 40 minutes
- Take the left fork to Antarctic Beech Forest carpark
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available opposite the track head, at Antarctic Beech Forest carpark.
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.
Non-flush toilets and picnic facilities are located at Gloucester Falls picnic area.
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
- Gloucester office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6538 5300
- 59 Church Street, Gloucester NSW 2422