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Snow Gum walking track

Coolah Tops National Park

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Overview

Snow Gum walking track in Coolah Tops National Park is an easy way to experience some of the largest known snow gum trees in a beautiful old-growth forest setting, near Coolah.

Where
Coolah Tops National Park in Country NSW
Accessibility
No wheelchair access
Distance
1.2km loop
Time suggested
45min
Grade
Grade 3
What to
bring
Drinking water
Please note
  • When you visit or stay in Coolah Tops National Park come fully equipped with food, water and shelter. There’s no drinking water available in the park and it has limited visitors’ facilities.
  • The Forest Road east of the Hildegard Road intersection is closed to vehicles during winter (June through August).

It’s easy to combine a scenic drive along Forest Road with a stroll along Snow Gum walking track. The whole family will enjoy this short 1.2km loop among enormous trees in a beautiful sub-alpine forest.

Hop out of your car, head into the forest and experience these magnificent giants up close. Be sure to bring your camera because there’s plenty of wildlife to see. Keep an eye out for crimson rosellas, red wattlebirds and rainbow lorikeets in the canopy. Toward dusk, swamp wallabies and echidnas emerge, and at night greater gliders and feather gliders travel through the treetops.

There’s plenty more to do near nearby. Snow Gum walking track is easily combined with a visit to the rustic Cattle Creek Hut. Nearby Breeza lookout is a great spot to enjoy a picnic and soak up views of the Liverpool and Breeza plains. Fit, experienced bushwalkers can enjoy still more stunning Liverpool Range views along Shepherds Peak walking track.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Also see

  • Lyre bird

    Snow Gum picnic area

    Snow Gum picnic area is in Coolah Tops National Park at the start of Snow Gum walking track. It’s a great spot for a snack when you do this family-friendly walk.

 

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Park info

  • in Coolah Tops National Park in the Country NSW region
  • Coolah Tops National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, fire danger or management operations. The eastern end of the park is regularly closed during wet weather due to slippery road conditions.

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