Gloucester Falls walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 1.8km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Gloucester Falls Track, Gloucester Tops

  • End: Gloucester Falls Track, Gloucester Tops

  • Location: Barrington Tops National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 303 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -32.0980230199998

  • Longitude: 151.602580006667

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Gloucester Falls walking track is a 1.8km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in the Barrington Tops National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Summary

When you’re hankering to get out of town, Gloucester Falls walking track is a perfect family day trip to the magnificent Gloucester Tops area in Barrington Tops National Park, near Gloucester. The kids will love the change of scenery with wonderful views of spectacular forests, mountains, and waterfalls on this short and easy walk.
From Gloucester Falls picnic area, the track leads through sub-alpine woodlands of snow gums to Andrew Laurie lookout where you can gaze across Gloucester River, and rugged tree-lined gorges to the Mountaineer peak in the east. A second lookout offers scenic vistas of the picturesque Gloucester Falls where the river plunges over the plateau to the valley below. The twin drops are breathtaking after rain.
If you’re still keen to explore the wild and beautiful Tops region, try nearby Antarctic Beech Forest walking track or combine all the routes on Gloucester Tops circuit.
Take a virtual tour of Gloucester Falls walking track captured with Google Street View Trekker.

About the Region

Barrington Tops National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
Barrington Tops National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Getting There

Gloucester Falls walking track starts at Gloucester Falls picnic area is in the Gloucester Tops precinct of Barrington Tops National Park. To get there:From Bucketts Way, between Gloucester and Stroud.Turn into Gloucester Tops Road and continue to Gloucester RiverContinue past the river for approximately 40 minutesTake the left fork to Gloucester Tops picnic areaTurn left here and continue to Gloucester Falls picnic area Road quality Unsealed roads Vehicle access 2WD vehicles Weather restrictions All weather Parking Parking is available at Gloucester Falls picnic area.

Tips

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Gloucester River and Gloucester Tops may be inaccessible during wet weather
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch


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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