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Homestead Gorge trail is a 7.5km, grade 5 Return hike located in the Mutawintji National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.
Homestead Gorge trail takes you on a moderately challenging hike along Homestead creek between the rich-red rocky cliffs that shelter ancient Aboriginal rock engravings. If it has been raining, a large mirror-still rockhole will be waiting for you at the end of the walk.
Keep an eye out for wallabies and emus, or you might see a goanna strolling across your trail or lazing on a rock in the sun. If you have binoculars you might like to take them with you to spot the remarkable array of birds that will dart and flit across your path.
About the Region
Mutawintji National Park in the Outback NSW region
Mutawintji National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Mutawintji Visitor Centre is always open, self service.
On entering Mutawintji National Park, pass by the visitor centre and continue along the road for approximately 2km. Homestead Creek picnic area is on your right, the Homestead Gorge trail leaves from the picnic area. Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to the Homestead Gorge trail is unsealed. Parking Parking is available at Homestead Creek picnic area.
The red markers lead the way along the trail
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.