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Snowgum walking track

Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area

Overview

Snowgum walking track is short and easy, it starts from the summit of Mount Canobolas or from Federal Falls campground. It’s a great way to work up a hunger for a barbecue lunch.

Where
Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area
Distance
0.9km one-way
Time suggested
15 - 30min
Grade
Grade 3
Price
Free
What to
bring
Hat, drinking water, sunscreen, suitable clothing
Please note
Because of the altitude, the weather can change quite quickly. You should always check the weather forecast before setting out for a walk. It's advisable to bring a jumper with you, and in winter always bring a raincoat and warm clothing.

Take an easy stroll through the snowgum forest of Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area along Snowgum walking track. It’s a short walk that you can start at the summit of Mount Canobolas or from Federal Falls campground if you’d like a more challenging walk.

You’re bound to be impressed by the beautiful snowgums that line this scenic walk, their branches making an intricate pattern above you. They make a lovely canopy to sit underneath on a hot day and during winter when snow sometimes falls, it’s like an Australian white Christmas.

The walk is generally fairly easy, so a good one for children, however it does become a little steeper on the approach to Federal Falls campground.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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