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Aeroplane Hill Walking Track
Biripi & Worimi country

3h 15 min to 5h 30 min


↑ 344 m
↓ -344 m

Hard track
Starting from Junction Pools campground this return walk in Barrington Tops National Park takes you past Aeroplane Hill summit and Black Swamp campground to Careys Peak Lookout. You'll see some rare and threatened species of plants and wildlife that are endemic only to this region. Let us begin by acknowledging the Biripi & Worimi 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
Trackhead (-32.0302317,151.4434375)
Mode Car

Track Notes
Turn map Directions & comments
After 75m pass the sign (10m on your left).
After another 40m pass the toilet (55m on your right).
After another 105m come to the "Junction Pools Campground" camp site (10m on your right).
Then cross the ford.
After another 820m pass the "Aeroplane Hill" summit (10m on your right).
Turn right
After another 2.1km turn right.
After another 330m come to the Black Swamp camp site (30m on your right).
Campsite managed byNSW National Parks and Wildlife Service.
Turn sharp right
After another 1.2km turn sharp right.
After another 235m pass the summit (65m on your left).
Turn left
After another 315m turn left.
The end
Continue another 380m to find the end.
"Careys Peak" summit

AS 2156.1-2001 - Walking tracks Classification
Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 11km
Time 3h 15 min to 5h 30 min
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
Toilet There is one 115m from the start.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Camp site
220m "Junction Pools Campground" camp site
Camp site
3.4kmBlack Swamp camp site

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