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Riverview walking track is a 1km, grade 3 one way hike, located in the Morton National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 30mins to complete.
This gentle walk along the plateau gives a terrific taste of the famous Bundanoon Gullies. Starting at Riverview lookout and picnic area, follow the flat track as it threads through native trees and open grassland. The track then descends into Ferntree Gully, a cool retreat that lives up to its name, with numerous ferns and spring wildflowers like purple geebungs and prickly hakeas.
The track ascends out of the gully and finishes at the amphitheatre carpark, but it’s easy to retrace your steps from there, perhaps taking time on the return trip to appreciate the many native birds in the area – Ferntree Gully is terrific for birdwatching. Once you’ve taken in the view at Riverview lookout, settle down for a picnic lunch, or consider connecting the track with several others in the area to make up a full afternoon of walking. Nicholas Pass walking track is particularly good, and connects with Riverview walking track at the amphitheatre.
About the region
Morton National Park in the South Coast and Country NSW regions
Morton National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Parts of the south-eastern area of this park were once used for military training and may contain unexploded artillery shells. These areas have restrictions in place for your safety.
9am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
To Riverview Picnic area. Riverview walking track is in the Bundanoon precinct of Morton National Park. To get there from Bundanoon town centre:Travel south down Church Street and then Gullies RoadTurn left and continue east along Riverview RoadContinue for 3.75km until you see the picnic area Park entry points Riverview Picnic area See on map Parking Parking is available at Riverview picnic area.
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching
It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.
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.