Hangmans Rock
  • Length: 2.2km

  • Duration: 1 hr 15 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 1 Settlers Rd, Wisemans Ferry

  • End: Old Great N Rd, Lower MacDonald

  • Closest Town: Wisemans Ferry

  • Location:

  • Distance from state capital: 75.4 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.3752183217

  • Longitude: 150.9848593977


Hangmans Rock is a 2.2km, grade 3 Return hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1 hrs 15 mins to complete.


A relatively short walk with some really nice scenery and some of the historic highlights of the Old Great North Road. This walk climbs part of the well formed Devines Hill ascent. The remnants of the convict built road are impressive and there are good information signs along the trail. The visible remnants of the Old Great North Road include rock cuttings stone retaining walls an old quarry site and Hangmans Rock.

Download maps and tracknotes for Hangmans Rock hiking track from wildwalks.com.