Blackbutt walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 6.4km

  • Duration: 3.5hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: 605 Dome Rd, Dorrigo Mountain

  • End: Blackbutt Track, Never Never

  • Location: Dorrigo National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 549 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -30.357314

  • Longitude: 152.771008

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Blackbutt walking track is a 6.4km, grade 4 One Way hike located in the Dorrigo National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 3.5hrs to complete.

Summary

Watch the ever-changing landscape as you tackle Blackbutt walking track in Dorrigo National Park. This challenging hike has a couple of steep climbs that will really get your heart racing. Winding through lush rainforest, along Endiandra Creek, it follows the escarpment offering breathtaking views towards Dorrigo plateau.
Don’t forget your camera because you’ll want to capture images of beautiful Callicoma and Casuarina Falls, as well as the majestic rainforest trees. Before or after your walk, enjoy the serenity of Never Never picnic area.
At the end of the walk, either return the same way or take the easier option and follow Dome Road back to the carpark. Round off your visit with a tasty treat at Dorrigo Rainforest Centre.
Take a virtual tour of Blackbutt walking track captured with Google Street View Trekker.

About the Region

Dorrigo National Park in the North Coast region
Dorrigo National Park is open daily (except Christmas Day) 9am to 4.30pm but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
9am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.

Getting There

To Dome Road. Blackbutt walking track starts at Never Never picnic area in Dorrigo National Park. To get there:Follow Dome Road from Waterfall Way (1km south of Dorrigo) to Dorrigo Rainforest Centre.Dome Road veers to the left at Dorrigo Rainforest Centre. Follow for 10km to Never Never picnic area.Alternatively, commence Blackbutt track from the small carpark 5.5km along Dome Road from Dorrigo Rainforest Centre. Park entry points Dome Road See on map Parking Parking is available at Never Never picnic area. The western trackhead offers only two or three parking spaces, but other off-street parking locations are available nearby.

Tips

This area has high rainfall, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
There is limited mobile reception in this park
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go bird watching


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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