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Mount Coryah walking track is a 2km, grade 4 Circuit hike located in the Mount Kaputar National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.
Mount Coryah walking track begins at Coryah Gap carpark and climbs steeply up the stepped ridge. The terraces were formed by a series of lava flows, each new one covering the terraces beneath it.
At the base of the cliffs follow the track around to the left. The track climbs to the top terrace, evidence of the most recent eruption, and then circles around the summit of Mount Coryah in an anti-clockwise direction, providing views to the south, east and north.
From the lookout the return track passes under the northern base of the summit through an impressive stand of grass trees. It then loops back to the track junction at the base of the cliffs. The loop track is very narrow, it follows the cliff edge and can be slippery when wet. If you wish to avoid the cliff edge or it has recently rained you may wish to miss the loop and return the way you came from the lookout.
About the Region
Mount Kaputar National Park in the Country NSW region
Mount Kaputar National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
To Coryah Gap carpark. Mount Coryah walking track is in the Kaputar Plateau precinct of Mount Kaputar National Park. To get there from Narrabri:Take Old Gunnedah Road southAfter about 2.5km, turn left onto Kaputar Road.Follow Kaputar Road for 27km to the entrance of Mount Kaputar National Park. The road from the park entrance is a steep, single lane road and caravans are not permitted.You’ll find the Coryah Gap carpark about 13km along on the right Park entry points Coryah Gap carpark See on map Parking Parking is available at Coryah Gap, where the track begins.
This walk involves a steep uphill climb with many steps, so it’s important to have a good level of fitness and sturdy walking shoes.
The weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well prepared for your visit.
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.