Mount Kaputar Summit Path
Kamilaroi Country

4 min to 6 min

165 m

↑ 10 m
↓ -10 m

Easy track
This short return walk in Mount Kaputar National Park takes you from Kaputar Summit Road to the platform at the top of Mount Kaputar with great views over the area. Let us begin by acknowledging the Kamilaroi 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 (-30.2740577,150.1645602)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Dangar Street, A39
  • Turn on to Tibbereena Street then drive for 820 m
  • Turn right onto Maitland Street and drive for another 2.9 km
  • Turn left onto Kaputar Road and drive for another 47.3 km
  • Turn left onto Kaputar Summit Road and drive for another 970 m
Track Notes
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Getting started
From Summit Road (730 metres northwest of intersection with Kaputar Road), head directly away from the road and towards the start of the boardwalk in the distance. Keep moving in the same direction and head along the said boardwalk towards the summit to continue along Mount Kaputar Summit Path.....
Turn map Directions & comments
Find the car park at the start.
After another 85 m come to "Mount Kaputar".
"Mount Kaputar".
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 85 m to get back to the start.
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Mount Kaputar Summit Path

Class 2/6
Easy track
Length 165 m
Time 4 min to 6 min
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (2/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
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