Woolpack Rocks Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 8km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Biscuit Creek, 796 Guyra Rd, Ebor

  • End: Biscuit Creek, 796 Guyra Rd, Ebor

  • Location: Cathedral Rock National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 556 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -30.398379

  • Longitude: 152.261863

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Bitumen Road

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Speed Bumps

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Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

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Bush Bashing

River Crossings

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Drinking Water

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Fishing Spots

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Trail Running

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Woolpack Rocks is a 8km, grade 4 return hike, located in the Cathedral Rock National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

Woolpack Rocks shouldn't be overlooked just because the national park wasn't named after them. Easily accessible from Native Dog campground, this feature is a geological wonder in its own right.
As you walk towards the Woolpack Rocks, their size and shape capture your gaze. You can tell they're ancient - in fact, they're around 270 million years old. You can also see some of the dykes created at the same time when molten rock pushed into deep pockets within the earth's crust; you're walking along a timeline.
The well-weathered boulders are 1400m above sea level, yet clambering to the summit is even easier than at Cathedral Rock. So, you're getting a great scenic view for the price of a prehistoric walk and an easy climb.

About the region

Cathedral Rock National Park in the Country NSW region
Cathedral Rock National Park is always open, but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Getting there

Woolpack Rocks starts at Native Dog campground in the north section of Cathedral Rock National Park. To get there:Take Guyra Road north for 10km from the Waterfall Way intersection (3km west of Ebor).From Guyra Road, turn left and follow a short gravel road into Native Dog campground. Parking Parking is available at Native Dog campground.


The weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you're well-prepared for your visit.
There is limited mobile reception in this park.
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch

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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