Historic Water Race Walking Track
Wiradjuri Country

1 h to 1 h 30 min

2.9 km

↑ 95 m
↓ -95 m

Hard track
This circuit walk in Mullion Range State Conservation Area will guide you through early and intriguing gold mining history. Have a picnic at Fourth Crossing picnic area and a swim in Summer Hill Creek on the way. 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. 
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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 (-33.1633784,149.1896104)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Burrendong Way, 5, Clergate.
  • Turn on to Gazzard Lane then drive for 890 m
  • Turn right onto Clergate Road and drive for another 1.1 km
  • Turn left onto Cullya Road and drive for another 2.9 km
  • Turn left onto Ophir Road and drive for another 7.8 km
  • Turn left and drive for another 2 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Find the toilet at the start.
After another 20 m continue straight.
After another 2.8 km turn left.
After another 65 m come to the end.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Historic Water Race Walking Track

Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 2.9 km
Time 1 h to 1 h 30 min
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
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 No experience required (2/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There is one 45 m from the start.

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