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Sawn Rocks walking track

Mount Kaputar National Park

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

Track grading

Grade 2

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  • Time

    15 - 45min

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Flat

  • Distance

    1.5km return

  • Steps

    No steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

Sawn Rocks picnic area is in the Sawn Rocks precinct of Mount Kaputar National Park.

To get there from Narrabri:

  • Drive 3km north along the Newell Highway towards Moree, then turn right into Killarney Gap Road (Bingara Road).
  • After about 35km, you'll see the Sawn Rocks turn-off on the right.

To get there from Bingara:

  • Drive approximately 65km east along Killarney Gap Road
  • You’ll see the Sawn Rocks turn-off on the left.

Parking

Parking is available at Sawn Rocks

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

This is one of the best times of year to visit the park, with ideal temperatures for bush walking, cycling and camping.

Spring

A beautiful time of year to enjoy the abundant wildflowers and birds.

Summer

Escape the heat of the plains by heading up into the park.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

21°C and 35°C

Highest recorded

43.4°C

Winter temperature

Average

7°C and 18°C

Lowest recorded

-5.6°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

188mm

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.

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).

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

  • The track to the lookout is around 750m and is suitable for wheelchairs, prams and visitors with limited mobility.
  • While the track is sealed, some assistance may be needed along undulating sections.
  • One designated disabled car spot is available at the Sawn Rocks picnic area carpark, where the track starts.

Medium access presents some minor difficulties, such as a grassy surface. You may require a little assistance to get around in some areas.

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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