Border Loop Walk
Bundjalung Country

30 min to 45 min

1.6 km
circuit

↑ 88 m
↓ -88 m

Easy track
Border Loop Walk starts from the same-titled lookout and picnic area, taking you through a World Heritage listed rainforest. Take the side trip to Spiral Loop Lookout for great views of the Gradys Creek Valley. Let us begin by acknowledging the Bundjalung 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 (-28.3480858,152.9647368)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Mount Lindesay Highway, 13, T16
  • Turn on to Running Creek Road then drive for 3 km
  • Keep right onto Running Creek Road and drive for another 85 m
  • Turn slight right onto Running Creek Road and drive for another 23 km
  • Turn right onto Border Loop Road and drive for another 540 m
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. Side trip to Spiral Loop lookout with great views of the Gradys Creek Valley. To start this optional side trip turn right here. On returning from this side trip turn right when you get back to this intersection. Details below.
Start.
Find the sign at the start.
After another 10 m veer left.
Find the toilet at the start.
After another 65 m veer right.
After another 190 m cross the bridge (about 6 m long)
After another 185 m continue straight.
After another 175 m cross the bridge (about 7 m long)
After another 120 m cross the bridge (about 6 m long)
After another 105 m cross the bridge (about 3 m long)
After another 130 m cross the bridge (about 6 m long)
After another 15 m cross the bridge (about 7 m long)
After another 35 m cross the bridge (about 9 m long)
After another 110 m continue straight.
After another 185 m cross the bridge (about 6 m long)
After another 190 m veer left.
After another 65 m veer right.
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. Side trip to Spiral Loop lookout with great views of the Gradys Creek Valley. To start this optional side trip turn left here. On returning from this side trip continue straight when you get back to this intersection. Details below.
After another 10 m come to the end.

Side trip to Spiral Loop lookout with great views of the Gradys Creek Valley.
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
Find the car park at the start.
Find the sign at the start.
Find the toilet at the start.
After another 55 m come to "Spiral Loop Lookout".
Continue another 0 m to find Spiral Loop Lookout at the end.
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 60 m to the main route.
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Terrain
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Border Loop Walk


Grading
Class 2/6
Easy track
Length 1.6 km
Time 30 min to 45 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 Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (2/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (2/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There is one 10 m from the start.


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