Horsearm Creek Lookout Walk
Kamilaroi Country

5 min to 10 min

390 m

↑ 17 m
↓ -17 m

Moderate track
Starting from the end of Kaputar Road, this short walk in Mount Kaputar National Park takes you past a picnic spot all the way to the Horsearm Creek Lookout with 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 Eckford Carpark (-30.2855417,150.1678224)
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 23.1 km
  • Continue onto Kaputar Road and drive for another 24.2 km
  • Turn right onto Kaputar Road and drive for another 1000 m
  • Keep left onto Kaputar Road and drive for another 45 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Eckford Carpark Start (a walking track).
Find the Eckford Carpark at the start.
Find the Mount Dowe at the start.
Find the picnic table at the start.
After another 55 m continue straight.
After another 40 m cross the bridge
After another 50 m continue straight.
Then cross the bridge
After another 25 m come to "Horsearm Creek Lookout".
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 195 m to get back to the start.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Horsearm Creek Lookout Walk

Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 390 m
Time 5 min to 10 min
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Directional signs along the way (3/6)
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)
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