Cascades Walking Track
Gumbaynggirr Country

2 h 30 min to 3 h 30 min

2.6 km

↑ 220 m
↓ -220 m

Hard track
Starting from Robinsons Knob Trail this circuit walk takes you along Five Day Creek, a very beautiful rainforest stream in New England National Park. Take time and enjoy the tranquillity of the area and observe wildlife on the way. Let us begin by acknowledging the Gumbaynggirr 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 (-30.504616,152.402131)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Grafton Road, B78, 17
  • Turn on to Point Lookout Road then drive for 9.7 km
  • Keep left onto Point Lookout Road and drive for another 3.1 km
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
After another 8 m turn sharp right.
After another 115 m continue straight.
After another 590 m cross the ford.
After another 1.4 km cross the ford.
After another 170 m cross the ford.
After another 210 m continue straight.
After another 115 m turn sharp left.
After another 8 m come to the end.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Cascades Walking Track

Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 2.6 km
Time 2 h 30 min to 3 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 Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
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