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Mystery Face walking track is a 2.6km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in the Torrington State Conservation Area, NSW. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.
The Mystery Face walking track takes you through open woodland and past remarkable granite rock formations. Awaken your imagination and see what shapes and figures you can see along the way.
The Mystery Face itself will be revealed towards the end of the loop track. Worn over time by erosion or created by humans, we’re not sure, but it serves as a fascinating reminder of the ancient Aboriginal heritage of this area.
As you admire the rock formations, keep a look out for small geckos and lizards which are often found in and around the rocky areas during the summer. In spring and summer, you’ll be treated to colourful wildflowers of purples and yellows which are scattered throughout the bush.
For those interested in birdwatching there is also plenty of birdlife to see along the way. You might be lucky to spot the brown treecreeper or the bright red-breasted flame robin dotted amongst the trees.
About the Region
Torrington State Conservation Area in the Country NSW region
Torrington State Conservation Area is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
On entering Torrington State Conservation Area:Follow the Mystery Face signpost and take a right turn at the old pub into Silent Grove RoadDrive for approximately 2.5km to the Butlers Road turnoff on the left, where the road becomes unsealed.Follow Butlers Road and the signposts for about 4.5km Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to Mystery Face walking track can become boggy when it rains. Parking Parking is available nearby at the Mystery Face picnic area.
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.