Balor Hut - Warrumbungle National Park

National Park - New South Wales

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Balor Hut campground features a historic walkers’ hut that was built between 1958 and 1962 when much of the park’s walking track network was being constructed. Balor Hut was one of five huts that were built along the Grand High Tops and is the last one that remains.

Accessed along the Breadknife and Grand High Tops walk, you can choose to spend the night inside the heritage hut on one of the slab bunks, or you can pitch a tent in the adjacent campsite. Apart from the resident wildlife in the park, you might get lucky and have the place to yourself.

This campground is not for everyone, as it can only be accessed on foot and the hut itself is fairly rustic. However because of this, it's a tranquil place to reflect, relax and admire the view of the Breadknife and Grand High Tops and the stars. No doubt after a peaceful night’s sleep at your own private campground, you’ll be ready to spring out of bed to start exploring.

Activities: walking, camping, astronomy and star gazing, picnics and barbecues

Getting there: Balor Hut campground is in the Breadknife and Grand High Tops precinct of Warrumbungle National Park. The campground is only accessible by foot. To get there:

From Coonabarabran:

  • Follow John Renshaw Parkway into Warrumbungle National Park
  • Turn left into Pincham Road approximately 100m past the Visitor Centre turnoff
  • Leave the car at Pincham carpark and follow Breadknife and Grand High Tops walk
  • Balor Hut campground is approximately 6km walk uphill with a couple of steep pinches.

Facilities: wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)

Water supply: Rainwater tank.

Bookings:

  • Bookings are essential and can be made by contacting the Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Centre on (02) 6825 4364
  • Hirers will need to collect the hut key from the Visitor Centre




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