Mount Hyland Circuit
Gumbaingirr & Yaegl Country

1 h 15 min to 2 h

2.8 km
circuit

↑ 144 m
↓ -144 m

Hard track
This circuit walk in Mount Hyland Nature Reserve will take you through World Heritage rainforest with a picnic spot at the end. Take the side trip to the top of Mount Hyland at 1,434m for more views of the area. Let us begin by acknowledging the Gumbaingirr & Yaegl people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. 
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Safer Bushwalks
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Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
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Start (-30.1787002,152.4220124)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Armidale Road, Hernani.
  • Turn on to Marengo Road then drive for 2.4 km
  • Keep left onto Marengo Road and drive for another 8.9 km
  • Turn right onto Hardens Road and drive for another 6 km
  • Turn left onto Hardens Road and drive for another 730 m
  • Turn right and drive for another 1.1 km
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Track Notes
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Start heading along Mount Hyland Walking Track.
Find the car park at the start.
After another 2.8 km come to a picnic table.
The end.

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Start.
After another 180 m come to "Mount Hyland".
The end.
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 180 m to the main route.
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Terrain
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Mount Hyland Circuit


Grading
Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 2.8 km
Time 1 h 15 min to 2 h
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
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