Antarctic Beech Forest Walking Track (Short Loop)
Biripi & Worimi Country

20 min to 30 min

710 m
circuit

↑ 24 m
↓ -24 m

Moderate track
Starting from Gloucester Road this short circuit walk takes you through Antarctic beech rainforest. 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.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start At the intersection of Beech Forest Walk & River Walk (-32.0896092,151.5941878)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom The Bucketts Way, 2
  • Turn on to Gloucester Tops Road then drive for 6.2 km
  • Turn left onto Gloucester Tops Road and drive for another 15.5 km
  • Turn sharp left onto Gloucester Tops Road and drive for another 9.6 km
  • Continue onto Gloucester Tops Road and drive for another 7.9 km
  • Keep left onto Gloucester Tops Road and drive for another 5.3 km
  • Keep left onto Gloucester Tops Road and drive for another 3.1 km
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
At the intersection of Beech Forest Walk & River Walk Start heading along Beech Forest Walk (a walking track).
There is a sign (about 7 m back from the start).
After 75 m pass the sign (on your left).
Turn left, to head along Beech Forest Walk.
After another 80 m (at the intersection of Beech Forest Walk (Short Loop) & Beech Forest Walk) turn right, to head along Beech Forest Walk (Short Loop).
After another 315 m pass the "Long/Short loop walk sign" (on your right).
At the intersection of Beech Forest Walk & Beech Forest Walk (Short Loop) veer left, to head along Beech Forest Walk.
After another 130 m (at the intersection of Beech Forest Walk & Beech Forest Walk (Short Loop)) continue straight, to head along Beech Forest Walk.
After another 80 m turn right, to head along Beech Forest Walk.
After another 55 m come to the end.
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Terrain
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Antarctic Beech Forest Walking Track (Short Loop)


Grading
Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 710 m
Time 20 min to 30 min
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)
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