Dubbo Gully to Upper Mangrove Cemetery

Download & Print Map and Notes

3 hrs 15 mins

7.2 km Return

450 m

Moderate track
An interesting walk with some great scenery, going to the small and interesting, historic cemetery at Upper Mangrove. Evidence of Aboriginal activity in the area stretches back at least 5000 years. Early European settlement in the area was concerned with timber, and produce farming, before the area also became established as a stop-off for travelers on the Great North Road.

Maps for the Dubbo Gully to Upper Mangrove Cemetery walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Mangrove 1:25 000 Map Series 91313N MANGROVE NSW-91313N
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Dubbo Gully to Upper Mangrove Cemetery bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Dubbo Gully to Upper Mangrove Cemetery

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 7.2 km
Time 3 hrs 15 mins

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk


Around 2.5km of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 1.1km has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 3.6km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


Around 2.5km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 1.1km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 3.6km requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 3.6km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 3.6km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Dubbo Gully to Upper Mangrove Cemetery walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Dubbo Gully to Upper Mangrove Cemetery walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Dubbo Gully to Upper Mangrove Cemetery walk starts and ends at the Dubbo Gully Rd car park (gps: -33.293017, 151.15119)
Your main transport option to Dubbo Gully Rd car park is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger

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 Forest

This walk starts in the Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



Short URL = http://wild.tl/dgtumc

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂