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Weeping Rock walking track is a 2km, grade 3 Return hike located in the New England National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.
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
New England National Park
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.