Mount Grenfell art site walk Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 3km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Mt Grenfell Trail, Cubba

  • End: Mt Grenfell Trail, Cubba

  • Location: Mount Grenfell Historic Site

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  • Distance from CBD: 757 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -31.30214167

  • Longitude: 145.3062433

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Mount Grenfell art site walk is a 3km, grade 3 return hike, located in the Mount Grenfell Historic Site, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

On the rocky overhangs of Mount Grenfell art site walk are human figures, animals, medicine, waterways, land, and Dreaming stories depicted in red, yellow, and ochre pigment, applied with a finger or brush. Ochres come from naturally tinted clay and are some of the earliest pigments used by humans. You'll also see stencils created by blowing a mouthful of pigment over a hand held against the rock face.
It's only a short, easy walk to view three galleries of this spectacular Aboriginal rock art, which have been layered upon each other over time. The site holds particular significance for Ngiyampaa People, who are traditional owners of this land.
Take your time on this walking route past mallee and cypress pines. Sit and listen to birdcalls, and imagine people gathering here at this meeting place from the surrounding area to talk, laugh, argue, pass on knowledge, record information and take part in ceremonies.

About the region

Mount Grenfell Historic Site in the Outback NSW region
Mount Grenfell Historic Site is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, fire danger or cultural activities.

Getting there

On entering Mount Grenfell Historic Site:From the picnic area, walk past the locked gate and continue up the road towards the hill.Look for a green sign showing the way to the walking trackFollow the stone path to the three art sites Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to Mount Grenfell Historic Site can become boggy when it rains. Parking Parking is available at Mount Grenfell art site walk, including several designated disabled spots. Bus parking is available.


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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