The Hume and Hovell Track is an epic trail in the south east of NSW, that traverses rugged and beautiful countryside following a mix of public roads, fire trails, purpose built single track and over 100 footbridges. It follows as closely as possible the route taken by the famous overland explorers Hamilton Hume and William Hovell.
The track stretches 426km and passes through the towns of Yass, Wee Jasper and Albury and nearby the towns of Tumut, Talbingo and Tumbarumba offering a variety of topographies, vegetation types and land uses, as well as numerous points of historic interest. The track is well signposted and provides opportunities for numerous day walks, weekend walks or for the ‘long distance’ walker a 21 day walk.
Along the way, there are 17 campsites, picnic facilities, numerous boardwalks and three major bridges over significant rivers. The distance between campsites varies from six to 30 kilometres and camping (no facilities) is also allowed in between the established sites. There are also three track heads along the route (about 100 kilometres apart) with hot water, showers, and electric cooking plates amongst the facilities.
- Picnic Area