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Weddin Gap to Black Spring loop trail is a 20km, grade 4 circuit hike, located in the Weddin Mountains National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 7.5hrs to complete.
Weddin Gap to Black Spring loop trail begins where the state forest meets Weddin Mountains National Park. It’s the longest loop trail in the park and a great route to tackle if you’re looking for a satisfying one-day challenge or an easily achievable two-day hike. There are plenty of places to camp under the stars along the way.
Beginning with a steep trail to get your heart pumping, a second trail leads you to the top of the range for fantastic scenic views across the surrounding plains. As you make your way along the ridgeline, there are views of the rugged eastern escarpment and, on a clear day, you should be able to see the town of Grenfell in the distance.
Keep your binoculars handy for birdwatching, as there are many birds that feed, nest and hunt in the park such as peregrine falcons, wedge-tailed eagles, babblers, warblers and even emus.
About the region
Weddin Mountains National Park in the Country NSW region
Weddin Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
To Weddin Gap access. Weddin Gap to Black Spring loop trail is in the southern section of Weddin Mountains National Park. To get there:Drive 30km from Grenfell towards Bimbi along Mary Gilmore WayTurn north onto Grimms LaneTravel for about 4.5km then turn right to enter Weddin State Forest (close the gate behind you).Take the first left and follow this state forest trail to the national park boundary and a clearly marked gateThere’s no vehicle access in Weddin Mountains National Park Park entry points Weddin Gap access See on map Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the access roads through the state forest can become impassable after rain. Parking Limited parking is available at the park boundary where the walking track meets Weddin State Forest. If leaving a vehicle at this entrance, please do not block the gate.
There is limited mobile reception in this park
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go bird watching
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.