Monkey Face Circuit
  • Length: 1.3km

  • Duration: 45 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Gap Creek Lookout Rd, Martinsville

  • End: Gap Creek Lookout Rd, Martinsville

  • Location:

  • Closest Town: Cooranbong

  • Distance from CBD: 136 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.01623129

  • Longitude: 151.4302483

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Bitumen Road

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Speed Bumps

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Entry Fee

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Small Car Park

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Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

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Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

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Rock Scrambling

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Trail Running

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Monkey Face Circuit is a 1.3km, grade 3 circuit hike, located in , New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45 mins to complete.

Hike Summary

This short and scenic walk offers two lookouts and a forest walk. Gap Creek viewpoint gives views of dense forest while the Monkey Face viewpoint gives views of forested farmland in the Gap Creek valley. The short forest walk between these two viewpoints is amongst large rocks and offers views of its own. The cliffs between the viewpoints are used by rock climbers and abseiling parties so do not dislodge rocks from the top of the cliffs. This is a recommended and scenic walk.

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