Potaroo Falls walk Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 0.9km

  • Duration: 30mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Potoroo Forest Rd, Dingo Forest

  • End: Potoroo Forest Rd, Dingo Forest

  • Location: Tapin Tops National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 361 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -31.7295346929999

  • Longitude: 152.142360207

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Potaroo Falls walk is a 0.9km, grade 4 return hike, located in the Tapin Tops National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 30mins to complete.

Hike Summary

From the picnic area, follow Potaroo Falls walk approximately 1km upstream along Little Run Creek to the tranquil, scenic waterfall and swimming hole.
At the start of the track, you’ll spot the largest recorded watergum in New South Wales, not to mention many species of rainforest trees and interesting plant life and wildlife along the way.
As the route follows the creek, it involves some rock-hopping, so be prepared for wet feet and a bit of splashing. Don’t forget to take your swimming gear for a dip at the beautiful swimming hole – it’s the perfect place for cooling down when the weather is hot.

About the region

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

Getting there

From Wingham:Take Elands Road and Wherrol Flat Road to Wherrol FlatAt Wherrol Flat turn left onto Dingo Tops Road Follow Dingo Tops Road to Rusty Road.Follow Rusty Road to Potoroo Road.Turn right on Potoroo Road to Little Run Creek Parking Parking is available nearby the picnic area.


Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch
There is limited/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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