Hidden Treasure Track
Biripi & Worimi Country

1 h 30 min to 2 h 30 min

3.2 km
circuit

↑ 143 m
↓ -141 m

Moderate track
Starting from Copeland Road parking and picnic area this circuit walk takes you along Copeland Creek through a dry rainforest past remnants of the area's mining heritage. Let us begin by acknowledging the Biripi & Worimi 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.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start At the intersection of Mountain Maid Trail & Copeland Road (-32.0017713,151.8335098)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Thunderbolts Way
  • Turn on to Scone Road, 29 then drive for 6.9 km
  • Keep left onto Copeland Road and drive for another 1.2 km
  • Turn right onto Copeland Road and drive for another 295 m
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Getting started
From the car park at the end of Copeland Road, head up the stairs and head along the higher trail/road as you move directly away from the car park. About 310 metres in, keep/veer left at the fork to continue along the Hidden Treasure Track.....
Turn map Directions & comments
At the intersection of Mountain Maid Trail & Copeland Road Start heading along Copeland Road (a vehicle track).
There is a BBQ (about 65 m back from the start).
There is a shelter (about 60 m back from the start).
Find the gate at the start.
Find the toilet at the start.
Continue straight, to head along Copeland Road.
After another 285 m (at the intersection of Old Copeland Road & Hidden Treasure Track) continue straight, to head along Hidden Treasure Track.
Keep left.
After another 15 m head through/around the gate.
After another 235 m continue straight, to head along Hidden Treasure Track.
After another 80 m cross the bridge (about 9 m long)
Then pass the sign (on your right).
After another 420 m cross the ford.
After another 10 m turn sharp left, to head along Hidden Treasure Track.
After another 60 m cross the ford.
After another 125 m cross the ford.
After another 95 m cross the ford.
After another 90 m turn right, to head along Hidden Treasure Track.
After another 530 m pass the picnic table (15 m on your left).
The starting point of an alternate route. A slightly longer alternate route visiting the Criterion Battery Boiler along the way. To take the alternate route veer right here. Details below.
Turn right.
After another 20 m pass the sign (35 m on your left).
The alternate route finishes here. Continue straight to rejoin the main route at the 2 km waypoint. Details below.
After another 50 m veer right, to head along Hidden Treasure Track.
After another 160 m pass the sign (6 m on your left).
After another 10 m continue straight, to head along Hidden Treasure Track.
After another 520 m continue straight, to head along Hidden Treasure Track.
After another 250 m (at the intersection of Old Copeland Road & Hidden Treasure Track) continue straight, to head along Old Copeland Road.
After another 290 m come to the end.

A slightly longer alternate route visiting the Criterion Battery Boiler along the way.
Turn map Directions & comments
Start heading along Hidden Treasure Track.
Find the ford at the start.
After another 5 m (at the intersection of Hidden Treasure Track & Basin Loop Track) veer right, to head along Hidden Treasure Track (a walking track).
After 40 m pass the sign (8 m on your left).
Then cross the ford.
After another 45 m come to the end.
At the end of this alternate route, rejoin the main route.
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Terrain
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Hidden Treasure Track


Grading
Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 3.2 km
Time 1 h 30 min to 2 h 30 min
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)

Some facilities on route
Shelter: There is one -62 m back from the start.

Toilet: There is one 45 m from the start.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Shelter
-62 m[shelter]
Toilet
45 m[toilet]
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