Eckford Lookout

Mount Kaputar National Park

This easy walk takes you through forest and herb fields to the lookout, where you can see the southern section of the park and the plains beyond.

Lookouts
Picnic Facilities
BBQ
Toilets
No Dogs Permitted
Camping Permitted
Eucalypt Forest
1445m
Maximum Elevation
81m
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 Eckford Lookout walk entrance on the left at the top of Mt Dowe about 21km, which is the end of the road.

Maps:

Mount Kaputar Walking Tracks

Route/Trail notes:

From the car park, the entrance track heads down to the lookout. Return the same way.

Permits/Costs:

None.

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

Comments

Could not get very excited about this one, but if it is there, then you just got to walk it. Think we are now up to walk four for the day, with four to go.

F.A.B. on 3 Nov, 2017

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