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Little Mountain walking track is a 4.8km, grade 4 Return hike located in the Gundabooka National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 2.5hrs to complete.
The picturesque Little Mountain walking track runs from Dry Tank campground to Little Mountain lookout in Gundabooka National Park, near Bourke. It’s hard not to be moved by the beauty and tranquility of the bush as you amble along this red-soil track.
Keep your camera handy to snap a few photos as you’re likely to encounter kangaroos, emus and reptiles on this easy walk. Plus, if you enjoy birdwatching, you’ll certainly be kept busy spotting finches, robins and mallee ring-necks.
The spring and autumn seasons are ideal for venturing through Little Mountain walking track, and it’s a great nature walk to share with the kids. The colourful wildflower displays will surprise you, and you’ll discover some interesting facts about the area if you take time to read the informative signage along the way.
Follow this walking track through wild mulga woodland, watching as the magnificent Gunderbooka Range rises up from the plains.The lookout at the end offers scenic views of the range’s entire northern escarpment, and is particularly beautiful at sunset.
Take a virtual tour of Little Mountain walking track captured with Google Street View Trekker.
About the Region
Gundabooka National Park in the Outback NSW region
Gundabooka National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Little Mountain walking track begins at Dry Tank campground in the western part of Gundabooka National Park. To get there:From Bourke, drive south on The Kidman Way for about 49km and turn right onto Ben Lomond Road.Continue approximately 19.5km before taking the Dry Tank turn-off on the leftProceed along this road for 2.5km. You’ll pass through Dry Tank campground before reaching the parking area. Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road can become boggy when it rains Parking Parking is available at Dry Tank campground – the starting point for Little Mountain walking track.
Please keep an eye out for brown snakes on this walk. It’s advisable to wear sturdy covered shoes.
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching
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.