Thermal Pool Walk
Wiradjuri Country

40 min to 45 min

1.4 km

↑ 110 m
↓ -110 m

Hard track
This return walk in Yarrangobilly area in Kosciuszko National Park takes you from the end of Thermal Pool Trail Road to the pools surrounded by nature and heated to 27ºC by a natural spring. 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 (-35.7276585,148.487003)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Snowy Mountains Highway, B72
  • Turn on to Caves Entrance Road then drive for 2.6 km
  • Turn sharp left onto Caves Entrance Road and drive for another 2.9 km
  • Keep left onto Leo Hoad Drive and drive for another 310 m
  • Turn right onto Thermal Pool Trail and drive for another 155 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Find the Thermal Pool Car park at the start.
Find the gate at the start.
Find the sign at the start.
After another 195 m pass a seat (7 m on your right).
After another 400 m continue straight.
After another 55 m pass the sign (on your left).
Turn right.
After another 20 m pass the sign (60 m on your left).
After another 30 m continue straight.
About 60 m past the end is a water tap.
About 10 m past the end is a picnic table.
About 55 m past the end is a BBQ.
About 40 m past the end is a toilet.
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 720 m to get back to the start.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Thermal Pool Walk

Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 1.4 km
Time 40 min to 45 min
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There is one 740 m from the start.

Seat: There is one 215 m from the start.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
215 m[seat]
740 m[toilet]
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