Walks Calendar

Sunday 12th July
Peates Mountain and Rocky Creek

Leader: Peter Moyle 

0412 656 498

Grade: 3-4

There will be some slippery rocks and tracks particularly after rain.  Approximately 4 hours / 9km

We will walk to Peates Mountain on a well-formed forest track before returning via Rocky Creek with its beautiful creekscapes. We will experience the Blackbutt Forest before rainforest and the lovely Rocky Creek.

Meet around 9.00 am for a 9.30 start at the Rummery Park Campground. Bring the usual, hat, drinking water, lunch and good bush walking boots/shoes. Insect protection recommended.               

Fri 24th July to Sun 26th  July  Illaroo Campground at Minnie Water in Yuraygir National Park     

Leader: Peter Moyle 0412 656 498

Grade: 2-3

Just after school holidays so hopefully not too crowded. A spot we have not visited in several years. This time the Southern section. Lovely coastal headland and beach walking. Also, a 4wd trip up the beach to Sandon River and its pristine waterway. Camping fees of $12 per person/night.

A vehicle access pass or $8 per day applies Book online: https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/campgrounds/illaroo-campground or phone: 1300 072757  


For further info and if you want to share a site please call Peter, he has booked some sites also to confirm your attendance.  Bring camping and walking gear, open fires are allowed bring wood.

Sun 9th August

Mount Chowan, Mt Jerusalem National Park      

Leader: Anne Gilmore 0413 450 440

Grade: 4

10km approximately 4 hours.


There are steep sections involving rock scrambling and if it has been wet some trail slippery. Walking boots recommended and walking poles or a good pole as well. Meet 9.15 am at the trailhead off North Chowan Road which is off Smiths Creek Road between Stokers Siding and Uki. This is a combination of a steeper bush trail and fire trail walk. With views across to the Border Ranges and the way up to Mt Chowan offers a great view of Wollumbin. We will have an early lunch on the walk and for those interested afternoon tea at nearby Uki.

Below are the locked in dates for the remainder of 2020.

The location for day walks and weekends away are always dependant on access, weather conditions, availability and other commitments. Closer to the dates more info will be listed and circulated.

  • 29 - 30 August                  Boonoo Boonoo or Girraween              Weekend

  • 13 September                   Byron Bay train and lighthouse              Day Walk

  • 25 - 27 September             Washpool NP                                     Weekend

  • 11 October                       Rocky Creek Dam or 38/38                 Day Walk

  • 23 - 25 October                Binna Burra or Springbrook NP             Weekend

  • 15 November                   Walk or Paddle - To Be Advised             Day Walk

  • 27 - 29 November             Woody Head / AGM?                        Weekend

  • 13 December                    Walk / AGM?                                    Day Walk


Megan Myer  0415 063 302   or    
Peter Moyle 0412 656 498



Nimbin Bushwalkers Inc is a member of Bushwalking NSW