Murray Scrub walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 5.5km

  • Duration: 2.5hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Murray Scrub Carpark Rd, Toonumbar

  • End: Murray Scrub Carpark Rd, Toonumbar

  • Location: Toonumbar National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 777 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -28.51793358

  • Longitude: 152.7706661

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Murray Scrub walking track is a 5.5km, grade 3 circuit hike, located in the Toonumbar National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2.5hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

Step into cool, shady rainforest, walk through streams and under vines, and be mesmerised by the sounds of bird calls along the Murray Scrub walking track.
Surrounded by forests of Bangalow palms, huge rainforest trees with buttressing roots, enormous strangler figs and a scenic lagoon, you'll eventually come to what many consider the highlight of the walk - an incredible stand of old growth red cedar trees towering over you.
Bushwalkers, birdwatchers, families and nature-lovers all enjoy what they see along the Murray Scrub walking track. For an extra special experience, come on a hot day after rain, when there is most wildlife activity.

About the region

Toonumbar National Park offers outstanding walking tracks, horse riding, picnic areas in World Heritage-listed gondwana rainforest, near Kyogle in northern NSW.

Visit this beautiful park and be ready to experience World Heritage areas rich with Aboriginal heritage, abundant wildlife, an ancient volcano and incredible views. Go bushwalking along some great tracks, enjoy picnics, go birdwatching, camp beneath towering gums, or delight in some scenic horse riding.

All the different habitats in the park, from subtropical rainforests and pristine creeks to ancient eroded volcanic remains, are home to lots of amazing plant and animal species, including noisy paradise riflebirds and fruit-eating pigeons, owls, carpet pythons, koalas and red-necked pademelons.

Getting there

To Murray Scrub carpark. Murray Scrub lookout is in Toonumbar National Park. To get there from Kyogle:Leave the Summerland Way and travel west via Kyogle and Murray Scrub Road (approximately 35km)Take the signposted road to Murray Scrub on the right (2.5km east of Iron Pot campground) Park entry points Murray Scrub carpark See on map Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to Murray Scrub walking track can become boggy when it rains. Parking Parking is available at Iron Pot campground.

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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