Bar Mountain circuit Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 4km

  • Duration: 2.5hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Bar Mountain Rd, Upper Horseshoe Creek

  • End: Bar Mountain Rd, Upper Horseshoe Creek

  • Location: Border Ranges National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 782 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -28.4570748133333

  • Longitude: 153.126927673334

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Bar Mountain circuit is a 4km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in the Border Ranges National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 2.5hrs to complete.

Summary

The easy Bar Mountain circuit is a beautiful walk that winds its way down the ridge towards the western escarpment.
Starting from Bar Mountain picnic area, you’ll be walking beneath towering eucalypt giants on your way to Bar Mountain lookout. At the lookout, you’ll be rewarded with panoramic views of Collins creek, exquisite wilderness, Mount Lindesay and Mount Barney, all part of the World Heritage-listed rainforest.
Spend as long as you like taking in the views, you could even take along some lunch or a thermos for a cup of tea. When it’s time to leave, head back up to the picnic area along the ridge, past cliffs and more of that lush vegetation.

About the Region

Border Ranges National Park in the North Coast region
Border Ranges National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Getting There

The Bar Mountain circuit starts at Bar Mountain picnic area in the eastern part of the park. To get there you’ll need to travel on the Tweed Range Scenic drive:From Kyogle Road turn onto Williams Road at Lillian RockTurn into Creegan Road which becomes into Tweed Range Scenic driveAfter entering the park, travel 7km until you reach the picnic area Parking Parking is available at Bar Mountain picnic area.


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.