Dawsons Spring Nature Trail

Mount Kaputar National Park

An easy loop walk from Dawsons Spring Camping picnic and day use area. This walk carries you through the sub-alpine woodland, across the stream and waterfall, back to the far end of the camping area. Interpretative signs of the flora and forma along the way help you appreciate your surroundings in more depth.

Bird Watching
Picnic Facilities
No Dogs Permitted
Camping Permitted
Eucalypt Forest
Maximum Elevation
Total Climb

Getting there:

From Narrabri, take Old Gunnedah Road south and after about 2.5km, turn left onto Kaputar Road. Follow Kaputar Road for 27km to the entrance of Mount Kaputar National Park. The road from the park entrance is a steep, single lane road and caravans are not permitted.

You’ll find the Dawsons Spring Campground day use area car park about 20km along on the right, which is where the walk begins.


Mount Kaputar Walking Tracks

Route/Trail notes:

From the day use area, take the marked track down and around the campsite, before crossing the bridge over the creek where there is a waterfall from the original Dawsons Spring Dam and then back up and around to the far side of the campsite and back to the day use area.



Other References/Comments:

With so many bushwalking options here and a length drive in, why not take advantage of the excellent camping facilities at Bark Hut or Dawsons Spring.

Mount Kaputar National Park


Great walking tracks down to the camping area with amenities and return back to Mt. Kaputar

Mel on 14 Jul, 2019

After trekking around the park all day, this was the 8th and final walk of the day, that circumnavigated Dawsons Creek Campground, where we were staying, before a well deserved beer.

F.A.B. on 3 Nov, 2017


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