The Basin Campsite to Heaton Gap
  • Length: 60.5km

  • Duration: 4 Days

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Basin Forest Rd, Olney

  • End: 1549 Leggetts Dr, Brunkerville

  • Closest Town: Cooranbong

  • Location: Olney State Forest Watagan State Forest Watagans National Park Heaton State Forest

  • Distance from state capital: 107 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.1040077169

  • Longitude: 151.2308750883

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Sandy Trail

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Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

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Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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The Basin Campsite to Heaton Gap is a 60.5km, grade 4 One way hike located in Olney State Forest Watagan State Forest Watagans National Park Heaton State Forest New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4 days to complete.

Summary

This four day walk starts at the Basin Campsite in the Olney State Forest and follows the Great North Walk heading north. The walk passes through to the Watagan State Forest and into the Congewai Valley continuing east into the Watagan National Park and all the way through to Heaton Gap. The three campsites can be found along the ridgeline before dropping down into the Congewai Valley at the Barraba campsite and at the Watagan Forestry H.Q campsite on the corner of Watagan and Bakers Roads in the Watagan National Park.


Download maps and tracknotes for The Basin Campsite to Heaton Gap hiking track from wildwalks.com.