Tommys Rock Lookout and Walking Track
Ngoorabul Country

3 h 30 min to 4 h 30 min

9 km

↑ 565 m
↓ -565 m

Hard track
This steep walk in Mann River Nature Reserve will take you to a summit with amazing views over The Great Dividing Range. Let us begin by acknowledging the Ngoorabul 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 (-29.7158357,152.1002491)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Gwydir Highway, B76
  • Turn on to Old Grafton Road then drive for 16.9 km
  • Turn sharp right onto Narrow Pass Trail and drive for another 6 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Find the car park at the start.
After 195 m head through/around the gate.
After another 3.6 km veer right.
After another 215 m pass the car park (15 m on your left).
Turn right.
After another 400 m veer left.
After another 25 m continue straight.
After another 50 m come to a picnic table.
Then come to the "Tommy's Lookout" (on your right).
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 4.5 km to get back to the start.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Tommys Rock Lookout and Walking Track

Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 9 km
Time 3 h 30 min to 4 h 30 min
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
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)
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