Bush Walking in the Bathurst Region

Bush Walking in the Bathurst Region

There are plenty of opportunities to get out and active bush walking in the Bathurst region. Whether you are looking for a short walk near the city centre or a long trek out in the bush, you will find something for you in the Bathurst region. 

Bush walking tracks in the Bathurst region.

Grove Creek Falls Walking Track

Grade 4, 6 km return track, 2-3 hours.
One of the two tracks available in Abercrombie Karst Conservation reserve. This track takes you along Grove creek falls lookout.

Mount Gray Walking Track

Grade 4, 7 km loop, 3-4 hours. one of two tracks available in Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve.
This track takes you through historic gold diggings and grove creek falls lookout.

John Cousins Walking track

Grade 2 3.5 km 1 hour.
The main walking track of Boundary Road Reserve. Take a leisurely walk through boundary road reserve.
This is a great spot for bird watching and wildlife photography.

Bald Hill Walking Track

Grade 3, 4 km loop, 1 hour 30 minutes - 2 hours 30 minutes.
Starting at the Hill End Post office, this track takes you past historic gold workings around the village of Hill End before looping back from Bald Hill Mine.

Burree Walking Trail

Grade 1, 1-3 hour return walk. Residing in the Wattle Flat Heritage Lands North.
Marked out by yellow markers on trees, this trail is a great spot for bird watching and wildlife photography.
Bush walking localities in the Bathurst region and surrounds.

Evans Crown Nature Reserve

40 minutes from Bathurst Evans Crown Nature Reserve features a grade 3, 800 meter summit walk. This track will take roughly 30 minutes to reach the top, from which several unmaintained trails branch off for exploration of the Evans Crown summit.

Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve

1 hour from Bathurst. The Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve is home to the world famous Jenolan Caves. But also hosts 3 walking trails and is the entrance for the 6 foot track Jenolan to Katoomba.

Kanangra-Boyd National Park

1 hour from Bathurst, Kanangra-Boyd National park has a grade 3, 1.6 km one way walk, called the Kanangra Waterfall Walk. This track includes some steep steps, and steep rock walk with a guide chain for support.

Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area

1 hour and 10 minutes from Bathurst.

Mt Canobolas State Conservation area hosts 6 bush walking tracks. That can cater to all levels of experience and fitness.

Wambool Nature Reserve

30 minutes from Bathurst Wambool Nature Reserve hosts 2 short trails that can be combined into a 1 hour loop. The two trails being the Wambool Trail and the Geebung Trail. With 16 documented species of native bird and a range of native plants and animals. Wambool Nature reserve is a great place to be immersed in nature.

Topographic Maps For Further Research

If you are having some trouble finding a map for an area or are looking for detailed topographic information for you'r next adventure. NSW Spatial Services run a great website where you can access dozens of Topographic area maps for free, read more below for detailed instructions about how to access this great resource.