Barokee to Native Dog Creek walk
Gumbaynggirr & Anaiwan Country

4 h to 6 h

8.7 km
oneway

↑ 338 m
↓ -447 m

Hard track
Starting from Barokee campground this one-way walk takes you through open forest, heath and boulder fields of Cathedral Rock National Park to Native Dog campground. If you have time, stay the night at a campground and take the alternate track back on the next day. Let us begin by acknowledging the Gumbaynggirr & Anaiwan 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 (-30.4433774,152.2511708)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Grafton Road, B78, 17
  • Turn on to Round Mountain Road then drive for 7.7 km
  • Turn right onto Camping Area and drive for another 240 m
  • Turn left onto Camping Area and drive for another 25 m
Finish (-30.3876331,152.2681973)
Mode (end) Car Shuttle   Car  
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
After 10 m to find the car park.
Then pass the toilet (55 m on your left).
Then pass the sign (85 m on your left).
Then come to the "Barokee Campground" (110 m on your left).
After another 230 m cross the bridge (about 3 m long)
After another 170 m veer right.
After another 1.8 km turn right.
After another 1.4 km cross the ford.
After another 1.5 km turn right.
After another 400 m cross the ford.
After another 2.5 km cross the bridge (about 4 m long)
After another 490 m veer left.
After another 20 m cross the bridge (about 5 m long)
After another 125 m come to the end.
About 20 m past the end is a toilet.
About 20 m past the end is a sign.
About 25 m past the end is "Native Dog Creek Camping area".
There is a fee to use this campsite.
About 35 m past the end is "Native Dog Creek".
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Terrain
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Barokee to Native Dog Creek walk


Grading
Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 8.7 km
Time 4 h to 6 h
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Camp site: There are 2 on route, on average they are 2.9 km apart with the largest gap of 8.7 km.

Toilet: There are 2 on route, on average they are 2.9 km apart with the largest gap of 8.7 km.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
10 m[toilet]
Camp site
10 mBarokee Campground
Toilet
8.7 km[toilet]
Camp site
8.7 kmNative Dog Creek Camping area
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