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Rosewood loop is a 6km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in the Border Ranges National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.
Rosewood loop is a beautiful walk through some of the most stunning and diverse rainforest in the Border Ranges National Park. This easy walk offers the chance to see some of the oldest trees that are protected in this park.
Start your walk from Sheepstation Creek campground and head north along Booyong walking track. You’ll pass dense patches of new foliage before reaching a pretty mountain creek where water trickles or cascades over mossy rocks, depending on the rain. You may not be able to resist a break for a paddle in the crystal clear waters and a picnic.
Around 2km after the creek keep a look out for signs for the Rosewood loop. Along the way, mature rosewood and white beech with imposing buttress roots are an impressive sight. These massive trees often house sugar gliders and powerful owls in the hollows and branches. For an extra challenge, take the Booyong walking track north to the Forest Tops campground.
Take a virtual tour of Rosewood loop captured with Google Street View Trekker.
About the Region
Border Ranges National Park in the North Coast region
Border Ranges National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Rosewood loop is in the Sheepstation Creek precinct of Border Ranges National Park. To get there:From Lismore, head north-west and follow signs to Kyogle for approximately 40km.From Kyogle, follow the Murwillumbah road for 30km north to Barkers Vale.Enter the eastern precinct of the park along the Tweed Range Scenic DriveFollow the signs to Sheepstation Creek campground Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to Rosewood loop can become boggy when it rains Parking Parking is available at Sheepstation creek 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.