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Snow Gum walking track

Coolah Tops National Park

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Visitor info

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

Track grading

Features of this track


1.2km loop



Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

No experience required


Gentle hills


Occasional steps

Quality of path

Formed track, some obstacles

Getting there and parking

Snow Gum walking track is in Coolah Tops National Park. To get there from Coolah:

  • Drive east on sealed Coolah Creek Road for almost 19km.
  • Turn right onto unsealed State Forest Road and drive almost 11km to the park entrance.
  • Continue straight onto The Forest Road and drive for about 25km.
  • Turn right onto Gemini Loop Road and park at Snow Gum picnic area.
  • Walk 250m to find the start of Snow Gum walking track on your left.

The Forest Road east of the Hildegard Road intersection is closed to vehicles during winter (June through August).

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • Most roads suitable for 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only


Parking is available at Snow Gum picnic area.


  • Picnic tables are available at Snow Gum picnic area.
  • There are no bins so you’ll need to take all rubbish away with you.


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.

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).

You might get reception at Bundella lookout, depending on your service provider.


Disability access level - no wheelchair access


Camp fires and solid fuel burners


Camping is not permitted on Snow Gum walking track.





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.

Snow Gum walking track

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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.