Starting from Federal Falls Campground and parking area, this circuit walk will lead you to scenic Federal Falls through a snow gum forest. Let us begin by acknowledging the Wiradjuri people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
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.
Turn right onto Mount Canobolas Road and drive for another 750 m
Turn right onto Towac Way and drive for another 960 m
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Directions & comments
After another 15 m turn left.
After another 30 m pass the car park (on your left).
After another 55 m pass the BBQ (25 m on your right).
After another 10 m continue straight.
After another 25 m pass the sign (on your right).
After another 25 m pass the toilet (20 m on your left).
After another 1.2 km cross the bridge (about 6 m long)
After another 295 m cross the bridge (about 3 m long)
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. Side trip along a very steep path to Boree Creek and Federal Falls. To start this optional side trip continue straight here. On returning from this side trip turn left when you get back to this intersection. Details below.
After another 285 m turn right.
After another 720 m pass a seat (on your left)., has a backrest.
After another 360 m continue straight.
After another 450 m turn left.
After another 15 m come to a sign.
"Federal Falls Campground".
Side trip along a very steep path to Boree Creek and Federal Falls.
Directions & comments
After another 220 m come to the end.
About 55 m past the end is "Federal Falls".
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 220 m to the main route.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities
Federal Falls Circuit Walk
1 h 15 min to 2 h
Quality of track
Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Short steep hills (3/6)
Clearly signposted (2/6)
Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)