Polblue Swamp Track
Wonnarua Country

45 min to 1 h 15 min

2.9 km

↑ 44 m
↓ -44 m

Moderate track
Starting at Polblue Swamp picnic area this circuit walk in Barrington Tops National Park takes you through forest and swamp. See the nature change and try to spot wombats and kangaroos. Finish it off with a picnic at the end. If you want, you can make it an overnight trip and stay at the Polblue Campground. Let us begin by acknowledging the Wonnarua 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 (-31.9542917,151.4284627)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Thunderbolts Way, Barrington.
  • Turn on to Scone Road, 29 then drive for 60.3 km
  • Turn left and drive for another 40 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Find the car park at the start.
After another 55 m cross the bridge (about 25 m long)
After another 55 m cross the bridge (about 4 m long)
After another 110 m cross the bridge (about 5 m long)
After another 50 m cross the bridge (about 8 m long)
After another 100 m cross the bridge (about 9 m long)
After another 205 m cross the bridge (about 10 m long)
After another 110 m cross the bridge (about 5 m long)
After another 325 m cross the bridge (about 40 m long)
After another 550 m cross the bridge (about 2 m long)
After another 260 m cross the bridge (about 2 m long)
After another 580 m pass the toilet (95 m on your left).
Then come to the "Polblue Campground" (40 m on your left).
After another 55 m pass the toilet (25 m on your right).
After another 140 m cross the bridge (about 65 m long)
After another 90 m come to a sign.
About 95 m past the end is a toilet.
Then pass the car park (6 m on your left).
After another 9 m veer right.
After another 7 m come to the end.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Polblue Swamp Track

Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 2.9 km
Time 45 min to 1 h 15 min
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)

Some facilities on route
Camp site: There is one 2.5 km from the start.

Toilet: There are 3 on route, on average they are 720 m apart with the largest gap of 2.5 km.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
2.5 km[toilet]
Camp site
2.5 kmPolblue Campground
2.6 km[toilet]
2.9 km[toilet]
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