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Mount Imlay Summit walking track is a 6km, grade 5 Return hike located in the Mount Imlay National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.
Starting at Burrawang picnic area, this challenging walk takes you through dry eucalypt forests and grassy woodlands to the summit of Mount Imlay. The track climbs steeply, rising 600m, but there’s plenty to distract you from the effort along the way.
In spring, stop to admire the delicate beauty and bright colours of wildflowers like mountain speedwell. Once you reach the summit, enjoy a rest and take in the views to the coast while you enjoy your picnic lunch. On a clear day, you can see all the way to Mallacoota in Victoria, and Narooma to the north.
It’s also a great spot for birdwatching. Watch for yellow-tailed black cockatoos flying overhead and listen closely for lyrebirds as you’re walking up the mountain.
About the Region
Mount Imlay National Park in the South Coast region
Mount Imlay National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
To Burrawang picnic area carpark. On entering Mount Imlay National Park:Continue driving through East Boyd State Forest until you reach Mount Imlay carpark and Burrawang picnic area. Park entry points Burrawang picnic area carpark See on map Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to Mount Imlay National Park can become slippery when it rains. Parking Parking is available at Mount Imlay Summit walking track.
Please clean your boots using the hygiene cleaning stations along Mount Imlay Summit walking track.
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.