Wells Walk

1 h 30 min to 2 h 30 min

3.8 km

↑ 14 m
↓ -14 m

Very challenging
Starting from Fort Grey campground this circuit walk around Lake Pinaroo is only possible when the lake is dry. The walk will take you past ruins of the Old Fort Grey homestead and river red gums of Sturt National Park. 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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This journey requires significant bushwalking experience, specialised equipment and navigation skills.
Please ensure you and your group well prepared and equiped for this journey.

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 At the intersection of Sturts Tree Walk & Fort Grey Camping Area Trail (-29.0879997,141.2141064)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Silver City Highway, B79
  • Turn on to Milparinka Road, UR05 then drive for 1.4 km
  • Turn slight right onto Hawker Gate Road and drive for another 66.8 km
  • Turn right onto Waka Road, UR05 and drive for another 22.5 km
  • Turn left onto Waka Road, UR05 and drive for another 42.8 km
  • Turn left and drive for another 990 m
  • Continue onto Cameron Corner Road and drive for another 28.7 km
  • Turn right onto Fort Grey Camping Area Trail and drive for another 970 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
At the intersection of Sturts Tree Walk & Fort Grey Camping Area Trail Start heading along Sturts Tree Walk (a walking track).
After another 1.9 km veer left, to head along Sturts Tree Walk.
After another 1.8 km come to the "Fort Grey Campground" (20 m on your left).
After another 45 m come to the end.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Wells Walk

Class 5/6
Very challenging
Length 3.8 km
Time 1 h 30 min to 2 h 30 min
Quality of track Rough unclear track (5/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Infrastructure No facilities provided (5/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
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 3.7 km from the start.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Camp site
3.7 kmFort Grey Campground
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