Wambelong Nature walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 1km

  • Duration: 45mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Nature Trail, Warrumbungle

  • End: Nature Trail, Warrumbungle

  • Location: Warrumbungle National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 517 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -31.27758149

  • Longitude: 148.9897333

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Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

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Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

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Rock Scrambling

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River Crossings

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Wambelong Nature walking track is a 1km, grade 3 circuit hike, located in the Warrumbungle National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.

Hike Summary

Short and easy Wambelong Nature walking track is big on rewards and ideal for wildlife and birdwatching, just the way nature intended. From Canyon picnic area, this short and easy hike follows Wambelong Creek, offering spectacular views of ancient landscape in Warrumbungle National Park, near Coonabarabran.
Leading through a small, sheltered gorge, you'll gaze across unique rock outcrops and dramatic spires shaped by volcanic activity millions of years ago. While taking in the expansive scenery, keep an eye on the horizon for brown falcons and red winged parrots.
The track rises steeply with an awe-inspiring vista of the valley and Split Rock. Keep your eyes on the treetops and you might spot a koala, or an emu darting through the bush. Kangaroos like to relax in the shade during the heat of the day at nearby Camp Wambelong.

Getting there

Wambelong Nature walking track starts from Canyon picnic area in the central precinct of Warrumbungle National Park. To get there:Travel along John Renshaw Parkway from CoonabarabranUpon entering the park, take the turn-off to the visitor centre.Continue along the road to Canyon picnic area Parking Parking is available at Canyon 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.

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