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Cassinia walking track is a 1.5km, grade 3 circuit hike, located in the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.
You’ll get the best of all worlds on Cassinia walking track from Longpoint picnic area on the edge of the Great Escarpment, in Oxley Rivers National Park. Perfect for the kids, this short and easy track takes in rare rainforests, gums, and grassy heathlands, making it excellent for wildlife and birdwatching.
Passing through dry rainforest, look for vines and orchids hanging from the trunks of the rose wood and flame trees. Listen for the soft call of the wonga pigeon and the iconic eastern whipbird.
You’ll also be rewarded with unending views over the acclaimed wilderness area of Macleay Gorge. Gaze over the river gouged ravines and tree-lined valleys. Stop here for a picnic or head back to Long Point campground and picnic area for a well-earned barbecue.
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.
Cassinia walk starts at Long Point campground and picnic area in the northern precinct of Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. To get there:Drive 32km east of Armidale on Waterfall WayTake the turn off to HillgroveHead south from Hillgrove for 17km Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to Cassinia walk can become boggy when it rains. Parking Parking is available at Long Point campground.
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.