Plateau Circuit loop trail Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 26km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Corfes Rd, Ulong

  • End: Corfes Rd, Ulong

  • Location: Bindarri National Park

  • Closest Town:

  • Distance from CBD: 563 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -30.26332115

  • Longitude: 152.9009177

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2WD Access

4WD Access

Public Transport

Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Steep Road

Winding Road

Speed Bumps

Vehicle Ford

Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

Accessible Toilet

Public Toilets

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Picnic Shelter

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Bindarri National Park...

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

Undefined Trail

Prams & Strollers

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

Bicycle Trail

Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites

Trail Running

Horse Riding


Plateau Circuit loop trail is a 26km, grade 3 circuit hike, located in the Bindarri National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

Immerse yourself in this remote landscape and spend the day exploring on your mountain bike. Just a short drive from Coffs Harbour, you'll see beautiful scenery while cycling along the gentle gravel roads of Bindarri National Park and the adjacent Bindarri State Conservation Area.
Pack a picnic lunch and make sure you're prepared with plenty of water and a tool kit, as you're heading into the remote yet beautiful corners of the park.
Head to Bangalore Falls picnic area and follow the short walking track to see beautiful cascading waters. Then, continue riding through lush subtropical rainforest to Urumbilum picnic area. Admire the majestic hoop pines, lush subtropical rainforest and spectacular gorge scenery along the way.
Take a moment to explore Urumbilum Creek gorge below the picnic area on foot. The spectacular waterfall that drops away into a large, natural amphitheatre and deep pool makes for great photography.

About the region

Bindarri National Park in the North Coast region
Bindarri National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Getting there

To Plateau Circuit trailhead. Plateau Circuit loop trail is in the western precinct of Bindarri National Park. To get there:Follow the directions to the park entrance via Eastern Dorrigo WayStart the ride at the information sign at the park boundaryContinue along Corfes Road onto Range RoadTurn left onto Bangalore Road for 1km and follow to Bangalore Falls picnic areaReturn to Range Road and continue south onto Urumbilum Creek Road, which takes you to Urumbilum picnic area.Return the same way or, for the more adventurous, turn right off Urumbilum Creek Road to Loudens Road, which will return you to Bangalore Road. Park entry points Plateau Circuit trailhead See on map Parking Parking is available at the start of Plateau Circuit loop trail.


There is limited water available in this area, so it's a good idea to bring your own.
It's a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.
Check the weather before you set out as the road to Bindarri National Park can become boggy when it rains
This park is in a remote location. Please be well-prepared and tell a family member or friend about your travel plans.
There's no mobile reception in this park

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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