Federal Falls Walk
Wiradjuri Country

1 h 30 min to 2 h

3.5 km

↑ 249 m
↓ -249 m

Moderate track
A return walk in Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area, starting from Federal Falls campground and parking area to Federal Falls. The last few hundred meters to the falls are really steep. 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 another 15 m turn right.
After another 30 m pass the car park (on your left).
Then pass the BBQ (40 m on your left).
Then pass the sign (55 m on your left).
Then pass the toilet (75 m on your left).
After another 135 m come to the "Federal Falls Campground" (on your right).
After another 15 m pass the sign (7 m on your left).
After another 265 m continue straight.
After another 480 m pass a seat (on your right)., has a backrest.
After another 590 m turn right.
Continue another 220 m to find the end. Then turn around here and retrace the main route for 1.8 km to get back to the start.
About 55 m past the end is "Federal Falls".
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Federal Falls Walk

Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 3.5 km
Time 1 h 30 min to 2 h
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
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
Camp site: There is one 185 m from the start.

Toilet: There is one 50 m from the start.

Seat: There is one 950 m from the start.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
50 m[toilet]
Camp site
185 mFederal Falls Campground
950 m[seat]
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