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Snaking through Gondwana rainforest and past Antarctic beeches, Weeping Rock walking track takes you directly to the much-admired basalt cliff face. With natural springs directly above it, Weeping Rock has become a lush, moss-covered environment constantly dripping water. During winter, this spectacular rock face is covered in a sheet of ice and individual rivulets of water are transformed into icicles. When it's not quite so cold, listen for the long, creaking growls of the rare sphagnum frog that lives in cracks in the rock face or burrows into the moss. It's only a 950m walk to Weeping Rock and back with pockets of both steep and uneven ground. Kids in particular love this walk - caves, fascinating trees, rocks to scramble over and water make it the perfect combination for a fun day out.
About the region
Located in the Northern Tablelands of NSW, New England National Park is a place of spectacular beauty and pristine wilderness. Part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, it offers visitors an unforgettable holiday experience or a peaceful weekend getaway.
Discover the ancient world sealed in Gondwana rainforest, wander through snow gum forests dotted with crimson rosellas, and see breathtaking views from the Great Escarpment on one of the many walking tracks. Walks range from an easy 200m stroll to multi-day hikes through remote wilderness.
Experience sensational sunrises and breathtaking views stretching over forested valleys all the way to the coast from Point lookout. Pack a picnic and spend a few hours admiring the spectacular view before you.
To Weeping Roack carpark. Weeping Rock walking track is in the Point lookout precinct of New England National Park. To get there:Halfway between Armidale and Dorrigo on Waterfall Way, turn onto Point Lookout Road.Continue for approximately 13kmWeeping Rock carpark is on the right, just past the Banksia Point turn-off.Alternatively, you can start at Banksia Point. Park entry points Weeping Roack carpark See on map Parking Car and bus parking is available at Weeping Rock carpark and at Banksia Point picnic area.
The weather in the area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you're well-prepared for your visit.
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to bird watch
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.