Whitegum lookout walking track
Warrumbungle National Park
Whitegum lookout walking track is a short, wheelchair-accessible walk in Warrumbungle National Park. Suitable for all ages, it offers remarkable views.
- 0.5km return
- Time suggested
- 15 - 30min
- Grade 1
- Entry fees
- Park entry fees apply
- What to
- Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
- Please note
Visit Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Centre before you set out to register your name for the walk, pick up a free trail map and get detailed route information and advice.
The short Whitegum lookout walking track is a must if you’re travelling with kids or looking for an access-friendly walk. Starting from Whitegum lookout carpark, the path winds 500m through serene bushland to Whitegum lookout where you can enjoy views across the Warrumbungle skyline and Central Valley below.
With just a slight incline, the sealed path is suitable for prams and wheelchairs and is a great opportunity for everyone to experience spectacular views. It only takes 30 minutes to make the return trip, but you’ll likely want to spend much longer admiring Warrumbungle’s iconic landmarks.
The lookout is an ideal spot to get your bearings before exploring the rest of the park. From its rocky outcrop, you can see Crater Bluff, Belougery Spire, Breadknife, Balor Peak, Bluff Mountain, Bluff Pyramid, Split Rock and Mount Exmouth.
Spring is the best time to take on Whitegum lookout walking track, as the woodland is filled with wildflowers and wildlife. As you walk, keep an eye out for the striking birdlife on display, including double-barred finches, turquoise parrots, rufous whistlers and spotted pardalotes.
Visitor information is available at the Warrumbungle Visitor Centre, which is now back in its original location. Get great suggestions and tips for walking and camping in Warrumbungle National Park.
Whitegum lookout in Warrumbungle National Park features spectacular views of the landscape and picnic tables. It is wheelchair accessible and an easy walk for children.
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- Warrumbungle NP Visitor Information Centre
- 9am to 4pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 6825 4364
- 4261 John Renshaw Parkway, Warrumbungle NSW 2828
- in Warrumbungle National Park in the Country NSW region
Warrumbungle National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day.Buy annual pass