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Wollumbin (Mount Warning) summit track

Wollumbin National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Wollumbin (Mount Warning) summit track.

Track grading

Grade 5

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

    5 - 6hrs

  • Quality of markings

    Sign posted

  • Gradient

    Very steep and difficult

  • Distance

    8.8km return

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

Wollumbin National Park is located 12km south-west of Murwillumbah, off Kyogle Road.

From Murwillumbah:

  • Take the Kyogle Rd towards Uki
  • Around 10km from Murwillumbah, before you reach Uki, turn right into Mt Warning Road
  • Continue 3.5km to the end of Mt Warning Rd, where you’ll reach Breakfast Creek carpark in the national park

Road quality

  • Mount Warning Road is subject to rapidly rising floodwaters, even during localised storms.

  • Sealed roads

Parking

  • Limited parking is available at Breakfast Creek carpark. Not suitable for longer vehicles including coaches, caravans, and camper trailers.
  • This is a high-risk area for theft, please don’t leave valuables in your car.
  • Please make sure you don’t obstruct the emergency vehicle parking zone.

Facilities

  • Toilet facilities are located at Breakfast Creek carpark.
  • There are no toilets or rubbish facilities on the summit track. Please bag and carry out all waste, including toilet waste, to protect park environments and animals.

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

  • The weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
  • The temperature drops rapidly as you climb higher, and the mountain can attract wild weather due its height. Always check weather conditions before your journey, and never set out if bad weather is approaching.

Bushwalking safety

Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in NSW 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).

Accessibility

Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Not wheelchair-accessible.

Prohibited

Adventure activities including rock climbing and abseiling are prohibited in Wollumbin National Park.

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

Camping

Camping is not permitted in Wollumbin National Park. Camping and accommodation is available near the park on Mt Warning Road, and in Murwillumbah or Uki.

Generators

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.

Map of Wollumbin (Mount Warning) Summit track. Image: OEH

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