Snowgum Walking Track
Wiradjuri Country

40 min to 1 h

1.7 km

↑ 90 m
↓ -90 m

Moderate track
Starting from Federal Falls campground this return walk takes you to the summit of Mount Canobolas through snowgum forest of Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area. Let us begin by acknowledging the Wiradjuri 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 (-33.3488223,148.9777559)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Cargo Road
  • Turn on to Old Canobolas Road then drive for 5 km
  • Turn right onto Mount Canobolas Road and drive for another 750 m
  • Turn right onto Towac Way and drive for another 960 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
After 15 m pass the car park (on your left).
Then pass the BBQ (55 m on your left).
Then pass the sign (60 m on your left).
Then pass the toilet (80 m on your left).
After another 15 m turn right.
After another 600 m continue straight.
Continue another 210 m to find the end. Then turn around here and retrace the main route for 840 m to get back to the start.
About 45 m past the end is "Mount Canobolas".
About 50 m past the end is a toilet.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Snowgum Walking Track

Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 1.7 km
Time 40 min to 1 h
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
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 are 2 on route, on average they are 560 m apart with the largest gap of 860 m.

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