Info

walking distance: 17 km
location: Barrington Tops
driving distance: 247 km
driving time: 3:10 h
elevation diff: 350 m
water available: yes
parking: -32.1546,151.5280


gps tracks

Total distance: 16868 m
Max elevation: 516 m
Min elevation: 345 m
Total climbing: 524 m
Total descent: -519 m
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Track notes

0.0km Start at Williams River Picnic Area
0.3km Bridge over Williams River
1.9km Fern Tree Creek Picnic Area
2.3km Blue Gum Loop Track joins Rocky Crossing Track
3.4km Lion Rock (100m side-trip from main track)
4.8km Pool of Reflections (300m side-trip from main track)
7.7km Strangler Fig (50m from main track)
8.8km Junction with track up to William Top car park & picnic area
9.2km Rocky Crossing
15.2km Junction with Blue Gum Loop Track
16.1 Crystal Pool (100m side-trip from main track)
16.8km Return to Williams River Picnic Area

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Alerts

Barrington Tops State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Polblue campground closed
Polblue campground is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You’ll receive a refund if you made a booking. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.
Polblue picnic area and the Polblue Swamp track remain open.

Closed areas: Campgrounds and picnic areas closed
All campgrounds and associated picnic areas are closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You’ll receive a refund if you made a booking. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

Safety alerts: 1080 wild dog and fox baiting operation
An aerial and ground baiting operation will take place in Barrington Tops National Park and State Conservation Area, Wallabadah Nature Reserve, Ben Halls Gap Nature Reserve and National Park, Crawney Pass National Park, Curracabundi National Park and State Conservation Area, Mernot Nature Reserve, Monkeycot Nature Reserve and Watchimbark Nature Reserve from Tuesday 31 March to Wednesday 30 September 2020. Meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluroacetate) poison will be used. The program is for the control of wild dog and foxes. Baiting locations are identified by signs.
Please remember that domestic pests are not permitted on NPWS estate. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For more information, contact the local NPWS Scone area office on 02 6540 2300 or the NPWS Gloucester area office on 02 6538 5300.

Closed areas: Tubrabucca Road closed due to unsafe road conditions
Tubrabucca Road, which links Barrington Tops Forest Road and Pheasants Creek Road within Barrington Tops, is closed due to unsafe road conditions. For further information please call the NPWS Scone office on 02 6540 2300 or the NPWS Gloucester office on 02 6538 5300.

Other planned events: Trails closed to vehicles due to unsafe trail conditions
The following trails are closed in this park until further notice, due to unsafe trail conditions:

  • Tugalow trail
  • Thunderbolts trail
There is alternative access to Gummi Falls campground via Bullocks Brush trail.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Barrington Tops National Park

Closed areas: Polblue campground closed
Polblue campground is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You’ll receive a refund if you made a booking. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.
Polblue picnic area and the Polblue Swamp track remain open.

Closed areas: Campgrounds and picnic areas closed
All campgrounds and associated picnic areas are closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You’ll receive a refund if you made a booking. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

Safety alerts: 1080 wild dog and fox baiting operation
An aerial and ground baiting operation will take place in Barrington Tops National Park and State Conservation Area, Wallabadah Nature Reserve, Ben Halls Gap Nature Reserve and National Park, Crawney Pass National Park, Curracabundi National Park and State Conservation Area, Mernot Nature Reserve, Monkeycot Nature Reserve and Watchimbark Nature Reserve from Tuesday 31 March to Wednesday 30 September 2020. Meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluroacetate) poison will be used. The program is for the control of wild dog and foxes. Baiting locations are identified by signs.
Please remember that domestic pests are not permitted on NPWS estate. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For more information, contact the local NPWS Scone area office on 02 6540 2300 or the NPWS Gloucester area office on 02 6538 5300.

Closed areas: Tubrabucca Road closed due to unsafe road conditions
Tubrabucca Road, which links Barrington Tops Forest Road and Pheasants Creek Road within Barrington Tops, is closed due to unsafe road conditions. For further information please call the NPWS Scone office on 02 6540 2300 or the NPWS Gloucester office on 02 6538 5300.

Other planned events: Trails closed to vehicles due to unsafe trail conditions
The following trails are closed in this park until further notice, due to unsafe trail conditions:

  • Tugalow trail
  • Thunderbolts trail
There is alternative access to Gummi Falls campground via Bullocks Brush trail.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Phytophthora quarantine area - Barrington Tops National Park
Phytophthora is a mould that causes dieback in plants. It has been found on the plateau in Barrington Tops National Park, predominantly on the Watergauge trail between Beean Beean and Black Swamp. The affected area is under quarantine with absolutely no visitor access.
Phytophthora is readily spread by mud carried by walkers' shoes and mountain-bike tyres. There are boot wash stations across the plateau for walkers to use, to ensure their boots 'Start clean, Stay clean'.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Gloucester area office on (02) 6538 5300.



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