Breadknife and Grand High Tops walk

Warrumbungle National Park

Breadknife and Grand High Tops walk in Warrumbungle National Park, regarded as one of the best walks in NSW, offers close up views of the park’s iconic rock formations.

Getting there

From Coonabarabran:

  • Follow John Renshaw Parkway into Warrumbungle National Park
  • Turn left into Pincham Road approximately 100m past the Visitor Centre turnoff and continue to the end.

Maps

www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/walking-tracks/breadknife-and-grand-high-tops-walk/map

Route/Trail notes

The track follows Spirey Creek before climbing steeply to give close encounters with iconic formations such as Belougery Spire, Bress Peak and Crater Bluff.

Passing Balor Hut campground on your way up. After the breathtaking Grand High Tops summit, continue on towards Western High Tops and Ogma Gap campground, you’ll pass Dows Camp on the way for a look at the impressive Bluff Mountain. To complete the 14.5km loop, follow West Spirey track back to Pincham carpark.

Alternatively, you can take a shorter 12.5km return to Pincham carpark via Dagda Shortcut. 

Permits/Costs

$8 day use fee per vehicle

Other References

 

Comments

A very hard walk due to a lot of climbing and steps, but the scenery and the views made it all worth while. The weather was glorious and all of the wattles were in flower. Stunning and this walk is definitely on my to do list again.

Brian on 10 Aug, 2017

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