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Mount Grenfell Historic Site

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Address: 67 kms off Barrier Hwy, Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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over 1000 Aboriginal rock images.

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Real outback

30ks up a dirt track, we enoyed the both the short walk to the aborignal painitings and the longer circuit. We were we the only people there which made it a very serene... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 January 2017
Adrian P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

30ks up a dirt track, we enoyed the both the short walk to the aborignal painitings and the longer circuit. We were we the only people there which made it a very serene experience. Nice views from the ridge top. The site is not that well signposted -- just follow the posts and rough markers.

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Thank Adrian P
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The road out to the site is very rough. But once you arrive the cultural and wildlife makes it all worth while. Make sure you take aero guard and water. Picnic tables and toilets are out there.

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Thank Darlene W
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

A bit of a drive up a well maintained gravel road ( dry weather only) brings you to this gem of a reserve. Art sites are accessed via a short walk, the path paved in local rock. We were here after rain so the area was vibrant green with the creek flowing. The facilities are excellent with new toilets, shelters... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

A place of historical and cultural significance worth visiting if you are interested in Australian indigenous history. It took an hour to get there from Cobar, 40km sealed and 33 km unsealed. The unsealed road was ok to drive on, even but rocky towards the end and a few washboard sections but you would manage in a 2WD. There was... More 

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Thank Roz V
Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Visited this gem, 33 km from the highway on a dirtroad. We are so happy the lady at the fuel station (BP) in Wilcannia gave us a free map with all sorts of recommended places. This actually turned out to be a highlight of our travel as we love archaeology/cultural history. The rock art is splendid and the (unfortunately necessary)... More 

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Albany, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

This hidden gem is located 33 kilometres up a very rough track. Attempting to get there in the family car might prove to be taxing on both tyres & suspension but if you do make it you will be rewarded with an excellent example of primitive art work in a boulder strewn amphitheatre which was once used by the local... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Just west of Cobar and 33km north is this historic site. The road is good but pretty rocky and fairly hard on the tyres. Caution is required on the road from wildlife and occasional rough conditions. Once at the site, the facilities are excellent with picnic areas, BBQs and good sign-age for the walks. The site consists of a 5km... More 

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Beecroft, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed the aboriginal art in the caves. Went on the full trip to the summit but in places markers are hard to find. The full green posts blend in with the environment too well at times. The climb was worth it, great views.

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Thank ken W
Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

Its well worth the 100km return trip from Cobar for half a day or if your in a 4wd camping along the way

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

What a pleasant surprise to find this Aboriginal Art site. There is extensive artwork all very well protected by cages. Just note that it is about a 60km return drive on dirt off the Barrier Highway. There is no camping allowed at the site either.

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