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Australia - New South Wales
BALD ROCK NATIONAL PARK

 

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INTRODUCTION:

Bald Rock is the next largest rock in Australia after Ayers Rock and is the largest exposed granite monolith in the entire southern hemisphere.

Bald Rock National Park is about 30km north of Tenterfield in northern NSW. Its is located on the Mt Lindsay Highway. There is a park use fee of $7.00 per vehicle per day (2004).

 

CAMPING:

Camping fees are $5.00 per adult per night and $3.00 per child per night (2004). The camping area has toilets and water.

 

WALKING:

Summit Walk:

This walk is a difficult 3 hour one, following the white markers up the face of the rock. The summit is about 1340m above sea level, providing magnificent views of the surrounding area. The dome of Bald Rock is about 500m wide and 200m high. There is a visitors book on top.

During the ascent of the summit there are various rock formations to be seen, including canyons and arches.

 

Bungoona Walk:

The Bungoona Walk is the easier alternative for reaching the summit of Bald Rock.

 

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UPDATED: 10 April 2011

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