Bald Rock Summit Circuit
Jukembal Country

1 h 15 min to 2 h

2.8 km
circuit

↑ 104 m
↓ -104 m

Moderate track
Starting from Bald Rock picnic area this circuit walk in Bald Rock National Park takes you up to the Australia's largest granite rock to a scenic view over the national park. The walk connects Bungoona walk and Bald Rock Summit walk into a loop walk. Let us begin by acknowledging the Jukembal 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
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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 Bald Rock Summit Walk & Bald Rock Road (-28.8467098,152.0455847)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Mount Lindesay Road, 7
  • Turn on to Bald Rock Road then drive for 5.4 km
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Getting started
From Bald Rock picnic area car park, head towards the sheltered trailhead signpost with a “Please pay fees here” sign on it along the paved/gravel path. Pass between the said signpost and a green “Bald Rock Climb - Carrolls Creek Walk - Border Walk” sign and head along the narrow walking track. About 90 metres in, veer left at the fork and join the Bungoona Walk to continue along Bald Rock Summit Circuit (clockwise).....
Turn map Directions & comments
At the intersection of Bald Rock Summit Walk & Bald Rock Road Start heading along Bald Rock Summit Walk (a walking track).
There is a BBQ (about 40 m back from the start).
There is a toilet (about 30 m back from the start).
Find the sign at the start.
After another 25 m continue straight, to head along Bald Rock Summit Walk.
After another 25 m cross the bridge (about 9 m long)
After another 20 m (at the intersection of Bald Rock Summit Walk & Bungoona Walk) turn left, to head along Bungoona Walk.
After another 330 m cross the bridge (about 6 m long)
After another 180 m cross the bridge (about 2 m long)
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. This is the side trip that takes you atop the humongous Bald Rock. To start this optional side trip turn left here. On returning from this side trip turn right when you get back to this intersection. Details below.
After another 1.4 km (at the intersection of Bald Rock Summit Walk & Bungoona Walk) turn right, to head along Bald Rock Summit Walk.
After another 320 m head up the stone steps (about 10 m long)
After another 55 m pass a seat (on your right)., has a backrest.
Then cross the bridge (about 15 m long)
After another 30 m cross the bridge (about 15 m long)
After another 190 m (at the intersection of Bungoona Walk & Bald Rock Summit Walk) continue straight, to head along Bald Rock Summit Walk.
After another 20 m cross the bridge (about 9 m long)
After another 25 m continue straight, to head along Bald Rock Summit Walk.
After another 40 m come to the end.

This is the side trip that takes you atop the humongous Bald Rock.
Turn map Directions & comments
At the intersection of Bald Rock Summit Walk & Bungoona Walk Start heading along Bald Rock Summit Walk (a walking track).
After another 460 m veer right, to head along Bald Rock Summit Walk.
After another 105 m pass the "Bald Rock" (5 m on your left).
After another 45 m come to the end.
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 610 m to the main route.
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Bald Rock Summit Circuit


Grading
Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 2.8 km
Time 1 h 15 min to 2 h
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
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
Toilet: There is one -31 m back from the start.

Seat: There is one 2.4 km from the start.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
-31 m[toilet]
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