Basin Gully to Eualdrie Lookout Track

6 h to 7 h

8.1 km
return

↑ 427 m
↓ -427 m

Very challenging
Start this challenging return walk in Weddin Mountains National Park from Ben Hall’s campground through gullies and across ridges to get to a plateau with Eualdrie lookout where you'll have scenic views to the east towards Grenfell. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
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Warning
This journey requires significant bushwalking experience, specialised equipment and navigation skills.
Please ensure you and your group well prepared and equiped for this journey.

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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 (-33.9062238,147.9519275)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Mid Western Highway, B64, Piney Range.
  • Turn on to Maddens Lane then drive for 2.8 km
  • Turn left onto Gannons Lane and drive for another 2.4 km
  • Turn right onto Back Piney Range Road and drive for another 7.6 km
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Start heading along Basin Gully Track.
There is a car park (about 55 m back from the start).
There is a toilet (about 35 m back from the start).
Find the Ben Halls Camping Area at the start.
After another 220 m (at the intersection of Basin Gully Track & Lynch's Walk) continue straight, to head along Basin Gully Track.
After another 130 m cross the ford.
At the intersection of Basin Gully Track & Basin Gully continue straight, to head along Basin Gully Track.
After another 40 m (at the intersection of Basin Gully Track & Lynch's Walk) continue straight, to head along Basin Gully Track.
After another 135 m cross the ford.
At the intersection of Basin Gully Track & Basin Gully continue straight, to head along Basin Gully Track.
After another 350 m cross the ford.
At the intersection of Basin Gully Track & Basin Gully continue straight, to head along Basin Gully Track.
After another 55 m cross the ford.
At the intersection of Basin Gully Track & Basin Gully continue straight, to head along Basin Gully Track.
After another 640 m cross the ford.
At the intersection of Basin Gully Track & Basin Gully continue straight, to head along Basin Gully Track.
After another 215 m cross the ford.
At the intersection of Basin Gully Track & Basin Gully continue straight, to head along Basin Gully Track.
After another 75 m cross the ford.
At the intersection of Basin Gully Track & Basin Gully continue straight, to head along Basin Gully Track.
After another 200 m cross the ford.
At the intersection of Basin Gully Track & Basin Gully continue straight, to head along Basin Gully Track.
After another 150 m cross the ford.
At the intersection of Basin Gully Track & Basin Gully continue straight, to head along Basin Gully Track.
After another 165 m cross the ford.
At the intersection of Basin Gully Track & Basin Gully continue straight, to head along Basin Gully Track.
After another 750 m cross the ford.
At the intersection of Basin Gully Track & Basin Gully continue straight, to head along Basin Gully Track.
After another 1.2 km (at the intersection of Eualdrie Track & Basin Gully Track) turn left, to head along Eualdrie Track.
After another 25 m come to "Eualdrie Lookout".
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 4 km to get back to the start.
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Terrain
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Basin Gully to Eualdrie Lookout Track


Grading
Class 5/6
Very challenging
Length 8.1 km
Time 6 h to 7 h
Quality of track Rough unclear track (5/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Infrastructure No facilities provided (5/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Forecasted & unexpected severe weather likely to have an impact on your navigation and safety (5/6)

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

Toilet: There is one -34 m back from the start.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
-34 m[toilet]
Camp site
0 mBen Halls Camping Area
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