Dawson River Walking Track
Biripi & Worimi Country

45 min to 1 h 15 min

3 km
circuit

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Moderate track
Starting from Brimbin Picnic Area, this circuit walk follows Dawson River and stops by a lookout before joining with a historic bullock route of Old Port Macquarie Road. Let us begin by acknowledging the Biripi & Worimi 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
Transport options and directions
Start (-31.8394415,152.460094)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Wingham Road, 8
  • Turn on to Cedar Party Road then drive for 4.6 km
  • Turn sharp right onto Old Port Macquarie Road and drive for another 390 m
  • Turn right onto Old Port Macquarie Road and drive for another 3.8 km
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Track Notes
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Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
After 20 m pass the toilet (35 m on your left).
After another 40 m continue straight.
After another 35 m pass the picnic table (5 m on your right).
After another 45 m come to the viewpoint (on your left).
After another 145 m head through the bicycle barrier.
Then cross the bridge (about 8 m long)
Then head through the bicycle barrier.
After another 240 m cross the bridge (about 8 m long)
Then head through the bicycle barrier.
After another 165 m cross the bridge (about 3 m long)
After another 150 m veer right.
After another 800 m cross the bridge (about 15 m long)
After another 100 m turn sharp right.
After another 740 m continue straight.
After another 60 m head through/around the gate.
After another 95 m turn right.
After another 230 m turn right.
After another 115 m veer right.
After another 25 m pass the BBQ (8 m on your left).
Then come to a sign.
After another 10 m come to the end.
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Terrain
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Dawson River Walking Track


Grading
Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 3 km
Time 45 min to 1 h 15 min
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There is one 20 m from the start.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
20 m[toilet]
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