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Mount Murga walking track is a 8km, grade 5 Return hike located in the Nangar National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 5.5hrs to complete.
If you’re reasonably fit, why not take on Mount Murga walking track? It’s a varied and attractive walk up the side of Mount Murga and along the ridgeline to the plateau and lookout at the top. From here, you can see the extensive open farmland lying to the north of the park.
Follow an old bulldozer track up the hill through red stringybark and scribbly gum woodland, and in spring or early summer, keep your eyes open for flowering orchids, such as spotted doubletail or midget greenhood. A real treat may await you at the summit, where wattles and goodenia light up the surrounds with bright yellow hues.
Wildlife such as kangaroos, wallabies and many bird species can be seen in the surrounding vegetation. Listen out for animals – even if you don’t see them, you may hear a kangaroo as it hops away or birds calling in the treetops or shrubs.
About the Region
Nangar National Park in the Country NSW region
To Mount Munga carpark. To get to Mount Murga walking track:Take Escort Way 10km from Eugowra or 70km from OrangeThe park entrance sign is at the intersection with Dripping Rock RoadTurn south here and travel 2.5km along Dripping Rock Road, where you’ll cross a cattle grid into the park.Continue along this trail for another 3.5km to reach Mount Murga walking track. Park entry points Mount Munga carpark See on map Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to Terarra Creek camping and picnic area may be closed following heavy rain. Parking Parking is limited – there’s only room for two vehicles opposite the trackhead. Alternatively, parking is available at Terarra Creek camping and picnic area 1km further along the trail.
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.