Stockyard Spur Walking Track

Hike State
Hike Level


15 KM

Hike Duration

6 Hours

Hike Style


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Hike Grade



Day Hike

Start Point

Corin Dam, Cotter River ACT 2611, Australia

Stockyard Spur Walking Track

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Why this Hike

With a tough walk up several hundred metres this hike in Namadgi National Park provides with great views and challenging walking. Following Stockyard Spur Walking Track from the Dam Carpark this hike is easy to access and testing to walk is filled with native wildlife and both European and Aboriginal cultural sites.

Track Notes & Overview

Starting at the Corin Dam Carpark this hike follows the Stockyard Spur Walking Track up a relatively demanding climb to the junction with Mount Franklin Road. At the junction you will turn around and walk back to the carpark where the walk began to complete the hike.

If you would like a harder hike then consider challenging yourself with the Mount Gingera Summit Walk which is an extension of this walk.

*Please note that this walk is extremely challenging and should only be completed by experienced hikers who have prepared before they set off.

Packing for a Day Hike

Packing for a Day Hike

Even if it is just a small day hike, packing is still essential to make sure everyone stays safe and has fun while on your hike. This free packing list will make sure you have everything you need while taking the hassle out of packing.

Food for a Day Hike

Before setting off on a day hike one thing you must do is plan what food you are going to bring with you. Your snacks and lunches should be nutritious, delicious and lightweight but they don't need to be complex.

Our recipe hub includes a range of lunches and snacks perfect for a day hike ranging from easy to create in minutes to tasty creations like you would make at home.

Leave No Trace

A Hikers Friend fully endorses the 7 principles of ‘leave no trace’ hiking which aim to protect our natural spaces and encourages you to apply them on your next adventure.

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