Muirs Rainforest Circuit Walk

Download & Print Map and Notes

2 hrs 30 mins

1.9 km Circuit

160 m

Hard track
This walk spends time ambling through beautiful rainforest and is an excellent choice on a hot day. This walk descends into rainforest on a narrow track, with the track becoming indistinct midway through the walk. A recommended walk through attractive forest.

Maps for the Muirs Rainforest Circuit Walk 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.
Morisset 1:25 000 Map Series 91311N MORISSET NSW-91311N
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Muirs Rainforest Circuit Walk bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Muirs Rainforest Circuit Walk

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 1.9 km
Time 2 hrs 30 mins

Grade 4/6

Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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


Around 1.8km of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 100m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

1km of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely and another 770m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (100m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


1km of this walk has minimal directional signs and another 770m has directional signs at most intersection. The remaining (100m) is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

1km of this walk requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience and another 770m requires some bushwalking experience. The remaining (100m) requires no previous bushwalking experience.


Around 1km of this walk is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety, whilst the remaining 870m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


1km of this walk has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) and another 770m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced). The remaining (100m) is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Muirs Rainforest Circuit Walk walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Muirs Rainforest Circuit Walk walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Muirs Rainforest Circuit Walk walk starts and ends at the Muirs Lookout (gps: -33.099573, 151.37987)
Your main transport option to Muirs Lookout is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
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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



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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 🙂