Federal Falls Circuit Walk
Wiradjuri Country

1 h 15 min to 2 h

3.5 km

↑ 233 m
↓ -233 m

Moderate track
Starting from Federal Falls Campground and parking area, this circuit walk will lead you to scenic Federal Falls through a snow gum forest. 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 left.
After another 30 m pass the car park (on your left).
After another 55 m pass the BBQ (25 m on your right).
Turn right.
After another 10 m continue straight.
After another 25 m pass the sign (on your right).
After another 25 m pass the toilet (20 m on your left).
After another 1.2 km cross the bridge (about 6 m long)
After another 295 m cross the bridge (about 3 m long)
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. Side trip along a very steep path to Boree Creek and Federal Falls. To start this optional side trip continue straight here. On returning from this side trip turn left when you get back to this intersection. Details below.
After another 285 m turn right.
After another 720 m pass a seat (on your left)., has a backrest.
After another 360 m continue straight.
After another 450 m turn left.
After another 15 m come to a sign.
"Federal Falls Campground".
The end.

Side trip along a very steep path to Boree Creek and Federal Falls.
Turn map Directions & comments
After another 220 m come to the end.
About 55 m past the end is "Federal Falls".
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 220 m to the main route.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Federal Falls Circuit Walk

Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 3.5 km
Time 1 h 15 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 3.5 km from the start.

Toilet: There is one 125 m from the start.

Seat: There is one 2.6 km from the start.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
125 m[toilet]
2.6 km[seat]
Camp site
3.5 kmFederal Falls Campground
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