SLOTHFUL INACTIVITY ?
Just sit and absorb the "silence" of the bush and the view.
Watch the abundant bird life.
Discover the brilliance of the night sky away from the lights of cities and towns. The moonlight has to be seen to be believed
Curl up beside the fire with a good book and a glass of Hunter Valley red.
GENTLE ACTIVITY?Take a lunch hamper and stroll through the timber down to the brook.
Explore one of the many hidden forest streams.
For the patient observer there is a great variety of wildlife to be seen.
A myriad of birds, kangaroos, wallaroos, wallabies, possums, echidnas, wombats, sugar gliders, lizards, water dragons, to name but a few
BUSHWALKING ? - MOUNTAIN BIKING ?
Sample the many kilometres of bush-walking / cycling trails ranging from easy walks/rides to quite challenging climbs and cross country adventures.
Bring you mountain bike to cycle along these kilometres of forest trails.
Fish for silver perch in one the well stocked dams high up on the mountain side?
Visit Glenbawn Dam - a renowned inland fishing site
Drive to the famous trout streams of Barrington tops (season limited October to June)
MOUNTAIN CLIMBING ?Be really energetic and climb one of the mountain peaks that surround the head of the valley.
Craigmhor ranges in height above sea level from Rouchel Brook at 500m (1640') to the top of Big Jacky mountain at 1320m (4330')?
For more details about Upper Hunter Country check the Upper Hunter Country website www.upperhuntercountry.com.
For details of the National Parks - Mt Royal, Barrington Tops, Towarri, Wollomi and Burning Mountain Nature Reserve in particular check www.golden-highway.com.au/national_parks.htm
Calendar of Local Events
The Upper Hunter has many and varied activities occurring throughout the year.
Check the calendar of events on www.upperhuntercountry.com/calendar_of_events.htm