Mount Matheson Loop
Bundjalung Country

1 h 30 min to 2 h

3.4 km

↑ 205 m
↓ -205 m

Moderate track
Starting from Mount Nardi picnic area this circuit walk takes you through a rainforest to the top of Mount Matheson. 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 (-28.5439516,153.2890707)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Nimbin Road, 32
  • Turn on to Sibley Street then drive for 5.1 km
  • Continue onto Newton Drive and drive for another 6.9 km
  • Turn sharp right and drive for another 25 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Find the sign at the start.
Find the car park at the start.
After another 550 m veer right.
After another 490 m continue straight.
After another 440 m cross the bridge (about 7 m long)
After another 95 m turn left.
After another 75 m pass the "Mount Matheson" (9 m on your left).
After another 710 m veer right.
After another 490 m veer left.
After another 550 m come to the end.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Mount Matheson Loop

Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 3.4 km
Time 1 h 30 min to 2 h
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Directional signs along the way (3/6)
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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