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Sandstone Caves walking track

Pilliga Nature Reserve

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Take a short walk along Sandstone Caves walking track to see ancient Aboriginal rock art in Pilliga Nature Reserve, located near Coonabarabran and Baradine. 

1.7km loop
Time suggested
1hr - 1hr 30min
Grade 3
What to
Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
Please note
  • Photography is permitted, however visitors are requested not to use flash photography.
  • It’s a good idea to check road conditions before setting out. Contact Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre for up-to-date information.

Walk in the footsteps of the Gamilaraay People along the short Sandstone Caves walking track in Pilliga Nature Reserve. You’ll pass through scenic forest to the impressive sandstone hills which contain ancient Aboriginal rock engravings. Take some time to read over the interpretive signage a deeper insight into this special place.

This is a special place for the Gamilaraay People. Please be respectful when visiting the area and refrain from touching the rock art and engravings.

Learn more about Pilliga Nature Reserve and Pilliga National Park.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Also see

  • Visiting the Pilliga National Park Discovery Centre. Photo © Rob Cleary

    Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre

    The Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre is the best place for visitors and tourists to collect information about the Pilliga Forest before setting off on their adventure.


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Google Trekker at Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: J Spencer/OEH.


Pilliga National Park

Pilliga Forest is an iconic Australian landscape offering rugged beauty on a grand scale. Located near Baradine, you can explore the trail network by car or on foot, and camp out.

Guided tour, Pilliga National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary

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