This walk in Ben Boyd National Park is a magnificent way to explore the heritage of Boyd Tower. There are plenty of information signs that enrich the story of the stunning structure and history of the area. Boyd Tower is the centre piece of this walk and is well worth a visit. The bottom of the tower is open to the public and makes this piece of history that much more interesting when exploring. There are two optional side trips to two lookouts with very different views, one is wheelchair accessible, the other is down a very steep set of steps. (open in app)
Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Boyd Tower
Map of Walk
Map of Boyd Tower
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Map Scale 500 meters
Base maps are used under licence and is © Department of lands Panorama Avenue Bathurst 2795 www.lands.nsw.gov.au
Maps that cover the walk area (please always carry maps of the area)Print a map and track notes here
Please note: This is a 'return' style walk and therefore these graphs only show the terrain for the first half of the walk (until the turn around point.)
Cross sectional view of the Boyd Tower bushwalking track
Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Boyd Tower bushwalking track
Overview of this walks Grading - Based on the AS 2156.1 - 2001
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Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.
Some more detail of this walks Grading
Here is a bit more details explaining the grading looking at sections of the walk.
This whole walk, 290m is flat with no steps.
Quality of track
This whole walk, 290m follows a smooth and hardened path.
This whole walk, 290m is clearly signposted.
This whole walk, 290m requires no previous bushwalking experience.
This whole walk, 290m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).
This whole walk, 290m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).
Since this is a 'return' style walk once you have had enough of the walk, turn around and retrace your steps back to the start.
Getting therePlan your trip to the start of the walk and back from the end of the walk
Public Transport links currently not working, sorry
Campsites in the park
Bittangabee campgroundSaltwater Creek campground
Nearest know Outdoor Stores near the start of this walk
A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Boyd Tower.
Weather and Park info
This walk passes Far South Coast fire area which currently has a LOW MODERATE rating and No fire ban in place.
(Tomorrow the Fire Danger Rating is LOW MODERATE, No fire ban.) (Downloaded 8 years ago)
Please Note: Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.
Weather and Climate
Weather and Climate summary detailed weather and climate information here
Ben Boyd National Park Link to official closures and fire bans page
Ben Boyd National park is on the NSW South Coast, near Eden. The park was named and established in 1971, in the honour of Benjamin Boyd (1801-1851). Ben Boyd National park protects a wonderful section of coast line from Pambula to Green Cape, split into two distinct sections, one north of Eden and the other south. The park is well known for its contrasting red rocks, whale sighting, Boyd Tower, Green Cape Lighthouse and associated history. Ben Boyd National park offers some great insights into recent European history, Indigenous occupation and natural history. The park provides two campsites some other great recreational experiences.
Region: South Coast & Highlands
Park fees Camping Facilities I am not aware of any closures in this park at the moment.