Bald Rock Summit walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 3.2km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Bald Rock Access Rd, Carrolls Creek

  • End: Bald Rock Access Rd, Carrolls Creek

  • Location: Bald Rock National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 696 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -28.84722611

  • Longitude: 152.0457687

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Bald Rock Summit walking track is a 3.2km, grade 3 circuit hike, located in the Bald Rock National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

A short drive from Tenterfield, Bald Rock Summit walking track meanders through tranquil bush setting up to the summit of the water-streaked dome Bald Rock, which is the largest exposed granite rock in Australia.
Starting from Bald Rock picnic area, this walking track offer two routes - Bungoona walk and Rockface walk. Bungoona walk is a medium difficulty gravel walking track that gradually climbs through granite boulders and tors to the summit of Bald Rock.
The Rockface walk is a hard walk, and as the name suggests, steeply climbs the rockface of Bald Rock. Follow white dots defining the best route to the summit to Bald Rock.

About the region

Bald Rock National Park in the Country NSW region
Bald Rock National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Getting there

Bald Rock Summit walking track begins from the main visitor area in Bald Rock National Park. To get there:From TenterfieldTurn right at the northern end of town onto sealed Woodenbong Road. Continue for 29km, passing Boonoo Boonoo National Park and Boonoo Boonoo River.Follow the sealed Bald Rock Road for 5km to the campground and picnic areaFrom StanthorpeTake the road to Amosfield, then turn south towards Tenterfield along the unsealed section of Woodenbong Road.Crossing Mursons and Jenner Creek, continue past Bald Rock Bush Retreat and continue for 5km to the picnic area and campground. Parking Car and bus parking is available. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited then.


Check the weather before you set out as the road to Bald Rock can be closed during extreme events such as flooding and bushfires.
Drinking water is not available in this area, so it's a good idea to bring your own.
There is limited mobile phone reception in this park
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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