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Snowgum walking track

Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area

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Visitor info

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

Track grading

Grade 3

Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
  • Time

    15 - 30min

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    0.9km one-way

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

On entering Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area, follow Mount Canobolas Road all the way to the summit of Mount Canobolas. Alternatively, you can turn right on Towac Road to reach Federal Falls campground.

Road quality

Roads may close when it snows (generally once or twice each winter).

Parking

Parking is available at the summit of Mount Canobolas and at Federal Falls campground

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Wake up to misty mornings and enjoy clear, sunny skies – it's a magical time of year to visit.

Spring

See the violet kunzea, fringe myrtle and mirbelia flowers blossoming in the heaths around rocky outcrops.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

13°C and 26°C

Highest recorded

36.7°C

Winter temperature

Average

0°C and 8°C

Lowest recorded

-3.3°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

August

Driest month

March

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

124.2mm

Facilities

There are barbecue and picnic facilities at Federal Falls campground if you’d like to have a picnic lunch before or after your walk.

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).

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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