Junction walk Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 7km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Junction Trail, Atholwood

  • End: Junction Trail, Atholwood

  • Location: Kwiambal National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 665 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -29.1284336933332

  • Longitude: 150.968939706667

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Junction walk is a 7km, grade 4 Return hike located in the Kwiambal National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Summary

Junction walk leaves from Lemon Tree Flat campground, making it a convenient opportunity to strike out into the white cypress pines for a relaxing day walk. Bring your camera, swimmers and a packed lunch – there are good picnic spots along the way, and the walk approaches small beaches ideal for a summer dip.
The main destination is the junction of Severn and Macintyre River. There’s also The Dungeon, a deep river gorge that becomes a churning tunnel of water after rainfall. It can be seen safely from a rocky outcrop above the river, and a one-kilometre sidetrack takes you to the top of the gorge for an even more scenic Dungeon lookout. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes.
At first glance, you won’t see too many animals in the area beyond wild goats hopping up the rocky ravines. Look closer though: in the right season there are desert tree frogs, geckos and monitors, turquoise parrots, squirrel gliders and possums. The area is also well-suited to birdwatching.

About the Region

Kwiambal National Park in the Country NSW region
Kwiambal National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Getting There

Junction walk starts at Lemon Tree Flat campground in the northern precinct of Kwiambal National Park. To get there:From Ashford, take Wallangra Road north westTurn right onto Sandy Creek RoadThen left onto Limestone Road and continue into Kwiambal National Park.Turn left onto Macintyre Falls RoadTurn right onto Lemon Tree Flat Road and follow the signs to the campgroundJunction walk begins at the northern end of Lemon Tree Flat along the old 4WD trackAlternatively:Travel along Inverell Street in Ashford and turn onto Limestone Road.At the intersection of Limestone Road and Sandy Creek Road turn right, and continue into Kwiambal National Park. Parking Parking is available at Lemon Tree Flat 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.

 

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