Culmaran Valley Track
Bundjalung Country

1 h to 1 h 30 min

2.4 km

↑ 135 m
↓ -135 m

Moderate track
Starting from Cambridge Plateau picnic area this circuit walk steeply descends through the world heritage subtropical rainforest to a bridge over Culmaran Creek. At the end the walk leads along Richmond Range Road before coming back to the picnic area. 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.
Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-28.8069653,152.7435868)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Bruxner Highway, B60
  • Turn on to Richmond Range Road then drive for 12 km
  • Turn left and drive for another 5 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
After 15 m to find the "Cambridge Plateau Day-Use Area".
After another 2 km veer right.
After another 400 m to find the "Cambridge Plateau Day-Use Area".
After another 9 m turn right.
About 70 m past the end is a viewpoint.
The end.
A toilet.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Culmaran Valley Track

Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 2.4 km
Time 1 h to 1 h 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)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There are 2 on route, on average they are 810 m apart with the largest gap of 2.4 km.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
15 mCambridge Plateau Day-Use Area
2.4 km[toilet]
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