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Chandler View circuit walk is a 6km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 2.5hrs to complete.
Accessed from Long View campground and picnic area, moderately challenging Chandler View circuit walk offers the chance to get up close to and experience the unique dry rainforest that has put Oxley Wild Rivers National Park on the map.
The medium length track leads through dry rainforest where you might see the delicate rock orchids and felt ferns that only grow in these conditions. The track opens out, following gorge ridges dotted with yellow box and silvertop stringybark.
Take a break at Chandlers lookout and take in the scenic views over the river. Bring your binoculars for wildlife and birdwatching. Brush-tailed rock wallabies and peregrine falcons live in the nearby rocky outcrops and wedge tailed eagles often cruise the thermals above the ridges.
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.
Chandler View circuit walk starts at Longpoint campground and picnic area in the northern precinct of Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. To get there:Drive 32km east of Armidale on the 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 Chandler View circuit walk can become boggy when it rains. Parking Parking is available at Long Point campground and 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.