Mount Hyland Circuit
Gumbaingirr & Yaegl Country

1 h 15 min to 2 h

2.8 km

↑ 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
Tips on staying safe on track
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.
Getting There
Transport options and directions
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
Track Notes
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Turn map Directions & comments
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.

Turn map Directions & comments
After another 180 m come to "Mount Hyland".
The end.
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 180 m to the main route.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Mount Hyland Circuit

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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