Pheasants Peak Walking Track
Ngarigo Country

2 h 30 min to 3 h 45 min

6.7 km
return

↑ 436 m
↓ -436 m

Hard track
This walk will take you through the forest to the summit of Pheasants Peak for stunning views over the Monaro Plains and the Snowy Mountains. Let us begin by acknowledging the Ngarigo 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 (-37.0191754,149.4016276)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Monaro Highway, B23
  • Turn on to Messmate Creek Road then drive for 3.3 km
  • Turn right onto Southern Access Forest Road and drive for another 860 m
  • Turn sharp left onto Coolangubra Forest Way and drive for another 7.6 km
  • Turn right onto Waratah Road and drive for another 2.9 km
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
After 20 m pass the toilet (7 m on your right).
After another 2.5 km pass the "Pheasants Peak" (25 m on your left).
Continue another 790 m to find the end. Then turn around here and retrace the main route for 3.3 km to get back to the start.
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Terrain
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Pheasants Peak Walking Track


Grading
Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 6.7 km
Time 2 h 30 min to 3 h 45 min
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Very steep (4/6)
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 20 m from the start.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
20 m[toilet]
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