Apsley Gorge Rim walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 1.2km

  • Duration: 45mins

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Apsley Falls Rd, Walcha

  • End: Apsley Falls Rd, Walcha

  • Location: Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 430 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -31.0511516377563

  • Longitude: 151.768295032658

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Apsley Gorge Rim walking track is a 1.2km, grade 2 Circuit hike located in the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.

Summary

The Apsley Gorge Rim walking track packs a lot of scenic views into one short walk. With waterfalls and rugged ravines, you’ll be spoilt for scenic views of this dramatic falls country in the Northern Tablelands.
Perfect for wildlife and birdwatching, look for brush-tailed rock wallabies as you gaze across upper Apsley Gorge. Circling above, you may be lucky and see a wedge-tailed eagle cruising the thermals or even a peregrine falcon nesting on the distant rocky outcrops.
Head back for lunch at the Apsley Falls picnic area, before getting back on the road. If you’re in no hurry, you can stay overnight at the Apsley Falls campground.

About the Region

Oxley Wild Rivers National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
Oxley Wild Rivers National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Getting There

Apsley Gorge Rim walking track is in the Apsley River precinct of Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. To get there, follow the Oxley Highway from either Walcha or Port Macquarie and follow the signs. Parking Parking is available at Apsley Falls picnic area.

Tips

Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch.


Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.

The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.

 

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