Bald Hill walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 4km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Bald Hill Walking Track, Hill End

  • End: Bald Hill Walking Track, Hill End

  • Location: Hill End Historic Site

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  • Distance from CBD: 276 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.0364216666666

  • Longitude: 149.408426666667

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Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

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Rainforest Walk

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Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

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Rock Scrambling

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Bald Hill walking track is a 4km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in the Hill End Historic Site, NSW. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Summary

Bald Hill walking track is an easy walk that meanders through open woodlands, past the historic relics of old mine workings. Situated in Hill End Historic Site, this scenic loop walk begins on Reef Street and offers an insight into the working conditions of the miners.
Along the way, you’ll pass the remains of old mines, stamper batteries and dams. For a longer walk, choose to combine it with a Hill End village tour. If you want to experience what life was like underground for the miners, why not go on a tour of the nearby Bald Hill Mine?
In spring, the bush is a blaze of colour, with native plant life as well as fruit trees in flower. If you enjoy birdwatching, look out for the bright colours of king parrots, rosellas, grass parrots, finches and wrens darting about in the bush.

About the Region

Hill End Historic Site in the Country NSW region
Hill End Historic Site is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Getting There

Bald Hill walking track is in the southern precinct of Hill End Historic Site. To get there:Continue driving on Hill End Road to the township, where it becomes Beyers Avenue.At the fork in the road, veer left onto Denison Street.Turn right onto Tambaroora StreetDrive to the end and look for the sign near the post office Parking Parking is available either in the village or at Bald Hill Mine. Bus parking is also available.

Tips

Snakes can be seen around this area during the warmer months, so please keep alert and be careful while walking.
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching


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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