Warrumbungle National Park


Warrumbungle National park is an area of former volcanic activity. Its landscape includes forested ridges, barren spires and deep gorges. the park was added to the National Heritage List in 2006. It is an ideal destination for the bushwalker, pack camper, photographer, birdwatcher or those who simply enjoy watching sunlight change the colours on a cliff face.

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The Siding Springs Observatory is adjacent to the park.


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2.4 km return
1 hr

Burbie Canyon

Avid birdwatchers will love Burbie Canyon walking track, which offers a gentle stroll along the creek and through a narrow sandstone gorge. Indeed, the birdlife is so varied here, you can’t help but go bird watching. This is a terrific track for families, the kids will love it.

24.9 km
3 days

Grand High Tops

A spectacular mountain walk through the remnants of an ancient volcanic landscape of Warrumbungle National Park in outback NSW.

1.3 km return
45 mins

Wambelong Nature Track

Short and easy, Wambelong Nature Track is big on rewards and ideal for wildlife and bird watching. The track rises steeply with an awe-inspiring vista of the valley and Split Rock, where you’ll gaze across unique rock outcrops and dramatic spires shaped by volcanic activity 13-17 millions of years ago and then through a small, sheltered gorge.

Very Easy
1.25 km return
30 mins

Whitegum Lookout

Spectacular views of the volcanic landscape of Warrumbungle National Park await you at Whitegum Lookout. It provides you with a perspective of the many other walks and climbs that the Park has to offer.