Tuross Falls Walking Track
Ngarigo Country

1 h 30 min to 2 h 30 min

4.1 km
return

↑ 245 m
↓ -245 m

Hard track
Starting at Turros Falls Road car park this return walk takes you through Wadbilliga National Park all the way to the viewing platform. There you will have an open view over the park and see the great Turros Falls. Let us begin by acknowledging the Ngarigo 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.
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Getting There
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Start (-36.2239072,149.5203018)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Badja Road, Countegany.
  • Turn on to Badja Forest Road then drive for 4.5 km
  • Turn right onto Peters Road and drive for another 1.3 km
  • Keep right onto Tuross Falls Road and drive for another 6.7 km
  • Continue and drive for another 45 m
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Track Notes
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Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
Find the car park at the start.
Find the toilet at the start.
Find the Cascades Camping Area - Wadbilliga NP at the start.
This is a free campsite.
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. Side trip to two lookouts with views over The Cascades. To start this optional side trip turn right here. On returning from this side trip veer right when you get back to this intersection. Details below.
After another 35 m turn left.
After another 95 m come to the "The Cascades Viewing Platform" (120 m on your right).
After another 45 m pass the "The Cascades" (150 m on your right).
After another 400 m cross the bridge (about 6 m long)
After another 1.5 km come to a viewpoint.
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 2 km to get back to the start.

Side trip to two lookouts with views over The Cascades.
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
After another 55 m veer left.
Then head down the 31 earthen steps (about 20 m long)
Then head down the 34 earthen steps (about 30 m long)
After another 30 m come to the "The Cascades Viewing Platform" (on your right).
Then pass a seat (on your left).
After another 25 m head down the 19 steps (about 15 m long)
After another 8 m head down the 37 steps (about 15 m long)
After another 10 m come to a viewpoint.
About 35 m past the end is "The Cascades".
The end.
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 215 m to the main route.
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Tuross Falls Walking Track


Grading
Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 4.1 km
Time 1 h 30 min to 2 h 30 min
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Camp site: There is one 0 m from the start.

Toilet: There is one 0 m from the start.

Seat: There is one 35 m (plus an extra 145 m along side route) from the start.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
0 m[toilet]
Camp site
0 mCascades Camping Area - Wadbilliga NP
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