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CLOSED - Gummigurrah walking track - Bundjalung National Park


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-29.134233, 153.415969


The looped walking track is closed because the bridge has been removed due to safety reasons.  You can however walk from the boat ramp on the corner of Bundjalung Road to the end of that road which is approximately 4km round trip and takes you past some picnic areas along the river.

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After a leisurely lunch at Gummigurrah picnic area, put on your hiking boots for a medium walk along the picturesque Evans River. Located close to the Evans Head entrance, Gummigurrah walking track is your ideal introduction to the diverse delights of Bundjalung National Park on the north coast.

 

Passing through open woodland, lush rainforest and heathlands, you’ll discover mangrove-lined creeks and scenic river islands. Arriving at a shady glen, stop for lovely views overlooking the river. Perfect for birdwatching, you might see pied oystercatchers, white-bellied sea eagles and brahminy kites.

 

The Gummigurrah area was once used as a winter camp for the Bundjalung people and the remains of a midden can be seen near the end of the walking track. Why not bring the canoe for a paddle along Canoe Evans River paddle route.

Getting there:

Gummigurrah walking track is in the Evans Head precinct of Bundjalung National Park. To get there:

  • From Evans Head, head south along Woodburn Street
  • Take Elm Street across the Evans River
  • Take the first right into Bundjalung Road and continue to Gummigurrah picnic area.

1.75km loop - 2 hours

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Opening Hours : CLOSED

Public Holidays : CLOSED

Safety Considerations :

  • It’s a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and remember to take a hat and take plenty of water
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch

Cost : $0.00

Distance : 2 km

Public Amenities :

Terrain : Various Terrains, use care and common sense before any activity

Parking :

Parking is available at Gummigurrah picnic area which is at the end of Bundjalung Road/Street

Intensity : Various Intensities, use care and common sense before any activity

Location: -29.134233, 153.415969

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