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Whitegum lookout walking track

Warrumbungle National Park

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Visitor info

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

Track grading

Features of this track


0.5km return


15 - 30min

Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

No experience required


No steps


Flat: The track is mostly flat, with a very slight incline.

Quality of path

Well-formed track: The walking track is 1.5m-wide and sealed bitumen from the carpark to the lookout.

Getting there and parking

Whitegum lookout walking track is in Warrumbungle National Park. To get there:

From Coonabarabran: 

  • From Newell Highway, head west on Dalgarno Street for 450m.
  • Turn right onto Namoi Street, then after 400m turn left onto Eden Street and continue onto Timor Road.
  • Travel on Timor Road for 23km, following signs for Warrumbungle National Park.
  • Continue straight and enter the park onto John Renshaw Parkway.
  • Follow John Renshaw Parkway for 2km, Whitegum lookout walking track is on your left.

From Gilgandra:

  • Take Newell Highway north towards Coonabarabran.
  • After 40km, at the brown Tourist Drive 1 sign, turn left off the highway into the village of Tooraweenah.
  • Pass through Tooraweenah, following Tourist Drive 1 north for 28km to the old Gummin Gummin homestead. 
  • At the old Gummin Gummin homestead, turn right to follow the John Rensaw Parkway.
  • Continue on the John Renshaw Parkway for 14.6km, Whitegum lookout walking track is on your right.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available in a bitumen carpark at the start of Whitegum lookout walking track.


Picnic tables

There are picnic tables at the track head.


Seats and resting points

There are 3 bench seats with backrests along the walk.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

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).


Disability access level - easy

Whitegum lookout walking track is step-free and suitable for wheelchair users, mobility scooters and people with reduced mobility.

The track is:

  • Mostly flat with a very slight incline
  • 1.5m-wide and sealed bitumen

There are bench seats with backrests along the track for resting.




Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

Commercial filming and photography

Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.


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.

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