Muirs Rainforest Walk

Download & Print Map and Notes

1 Hr

1.5 km Return

130 m

Moderate track
This is a good walk on a hot day. This walk leaves Muirs Lookout and descends through healthy blackbutt and blue gum forest to find a moist rainforest of ferns and mosses. A quiet sit and picnic within the rainforest would be lovely. This walk returns the same way you have come.

Maps for the Muirs Rainforest 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 Walk bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Muirs Rainforest 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 1.5 km
Time 1 Hr

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
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


This whole walk, 770m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 770m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


This whole walk, 770m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 770m requires some bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 770m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 770m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

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

Other Nearby walks

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

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Muirs Rainforest 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.
(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



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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 🙂