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Mount Gray walking track is a 7km, grade 4 circuit hike, located in the Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3.5hrs to complete.
Take a journey back in time on Mount Gray walking track, when hopeful gold miners braved the remote bush conditions in their quest for fortune.
You’ll wander through undulating bushland on this medium grade walk to visit the place of a gold-mining community from the 1880s, listed on the National Estate as a historic heritage site.
The machinery and buildings have long-since gone, but the remaining earthworks are a reminder of the past. It was the miners from Mount Gray who built the dance platform inside the Abercrombie Archway at Abercrombie Caves.
After exploring this historic site, the walk leads down the road to the magnificent Grove Creek Falls. Stand at the lookout and watch the waterfalls of Grove Creek tumble over a sheer cliff to the ravine, 70 metres below.
About the region
Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve in the Country NSW region
Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve and caves are open Thursday to Monday (closed Tuesday and Wednesday). The reserve and caves area open daily during NSW school holidays. Closed Christmas Day.
To Abercrombie Karst visitors centre. On entering Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve:Follow Cave Road until you get to the visitor centreCheck local signage for directions to Mount Gray walking track Park entry points Abercrombie Karst visitors centre See on map Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to Mount Gray walking track can become boggy when it rains. Parking Parking is available at Mount Gray walking track.
There’s no drinking water available so you’ll need to enough water for your trip.
If you’re bushwalking in this park it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.
There is no mobile reception in this park.
It’s a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and remember to take a hat.
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.