Gunneemooroo Campground - Warrumbungle National Park NSW

See ancient volcanic remnants from the Grand High Tops track, one of Australia's great walks. White Gum Lookout walk is a 1-km return bitumen track suitable for wheelchairs, with views of jutting peaks and the western plains. Gurianawa track (less than 1-km return loop suitable for wheelchairs} leads down to Spirey Creek and provides good views of the old volcanoes, Siding Spring Observatory and flats. Walking tracks vary widely in grade and length - several are easy and well formed while others are steep and rough.
The volcanic cliffs are popular for rock climbing {not permitted on The Bread-knife; you'll need a permit elsewhere). Discovery walks, talks and tours are available in spring and autumn school holidays or to groups on request; these include walks to Tara Cave with a local Aboriginal guide, spotlight night walks and children's activities.
Camping is available at Camp Blackman (facilities include hot showers), Pincham (backpack camping} and several other sites. Book for large groups (phone 6825 4364). There are wheelchair-accessible toilets at Camp Blackman, Split Rock, the Woolshed and Canyon picnic area. Groups can hire the Woolshed for undercover camping; call the visitor centre for details.
Access 35 km west of Coonabarabran on John Renshaw Parkway, or 80 km north-east of Gilgandra via Gumin Road (partly unsealed}. Vehicle entry fee applies. Gunneemooroo is located in the southern side of the Warrumbungle National Park.
Getting there: From Coonabarabran travel along John Renshaw Parkway taking the turn towards Tooraweenah and then take the left hand turn onto Dooroombah Road which takes you into Gunneemooroo. If you are travelling from the south, turn off the Newell Highway at Tooraweenah and take the Tourist Drive 1 towards Coonabarabran this will take you into the Warrumbungle National Park, but you will turn off onto Dooroombah Road (a right hand turn). Park your car at Gunneemooroo. A sealed road access from either direction to the Dooroombah Road which is unsealed and not maintained regularly, so while 2WD is OK in good weather a 4WD may be required for clearance and wet weather conditions.
Facilities: picnic tables, wood barbecues (bring your own firewood), non-flush toilets
Water supply: There is a spring water tap - it's spring-bore water and requires treatment.
Bookings: Campers must register their locations at the Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Centre.

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Contact and Location
Gunneemooroo Campground
Gunneemooroo Gully Trk - N
Warrumbungle National Park NSW 2357
P: 02 68254364
GPS:S31 22 00,E148 57 35
GPS:S31 22.003,E148 57.589

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