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Salisbury Waters walking track is a 16km, grade 4 return hike, located in the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 7hrs to complete.
If you’re ready for a walk that combines excellent views with a challenging workout, put on your hiking boots and head for the Salisbury Waters walking track. An excellent introduction to gorge bushwalking, this long trek is brilliant for wildlife and birdwatching with the option of overnight camping in the bush.
Veering off the McDirtys walking track, there’s optional detours to Mihi Falls and Sarum lookout, making perfect backdrops for a picnic lunch. Look for the scrub wrens and white throated tree creepers amongst the dry gums and heath.
The last leg of this journey involves a steep descent, where you’ll get the chance to see the unique dry rainforest up close. Cool off with a refreshing swim in the crystal clear pool while you take in the breathtaking views of the gorges from the ground up.
About the region
Oxley Wild Rivers National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
Oxley Wild Rivers National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Salisbury Waters walking track is in the Dangars Gorge precinct of Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. To get there from Armidale Post Office:Follow Faulkner St to the southTurn left into Kentucky Street and drive for 1kmTurn right into Dangarsleigh Road and continue for approximately 8kmTurn left onto Dangars Falls Road and follow unsealed road for 10km to Dangars FallsThe Salisbury Waters walking track starts and returns to the Dangars Falls picnic area Parking Parking is available at Dangars Falls 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.