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Woolshed Falls Walking Track is a 0.5km, grade 2 return hike, located in the Cocoparra National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 30mins to complete.
Beginning at the carpark at The Pines picnic area, this easy walk is a great option for an after-lunch stroll through Cocoparra National Park.
Follow the gently undulating track along the creek line, passing sun-dappled white cypress pines, bimble box trees and pretty white daisies as you go. Conveniently located near Woolshed Flat campground, not far from Griffith, this short walk is ideal for walking with kids. They’ll relish the adventure of roaming through the cool, sheltered grassy woodland, listening to the sounds of the bush and vying to be the first to spot some wildlife. They shouldn’t have to wait long, though – there are plenty of woodland birds around, and they might even see a swamp wallaby enjoying the shade.
You’ll find the track ends at a point where the rocks form a rugged impasse. This is where the spectacular Woolshed Falls flow, but remember the falls only run after heavy rain. At other times, when the falls are dry or even just a dribble, it’s still a delightful sight with tiny orchids growing in the rock crevices, and moss and lichen creating an impressive array of colourful patterns.
About the region
Cocoparra National Park in the Murray-Riverina region. Cocoparra National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Woolshed Falls walking track is in The Pines picnic area precinct of Cocoparra National Park. To get there from Griffith:Take Rankins Springs Road through Beelbangera village to Yenda (about 15km).Turn left at the T-intersection onto Myall Park Road and travel north for 7.5kmTurn right onto Mount Bingar Road, left at the park entrance at the Whitton Stock Route T-intersection, and travel for 4.6km until you reach Woolshed Flat access road, on the right.Travel 3.1km to The Pines picnic area – you’ll see the turn-off on the left. Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to Woolshed Falls walking track can become boggy when it rains. Parking Parking is available at The Pines picnic area, where the walking track begins.
- There is limited mobile reception in this park.
- Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching.
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.