Bucketts Scenic Walk

Bucketts Way Scenic Walk is a steep 2.2km out and back walk located just outside of Gloucester, NSW, AU. The walk is maintained by the Lions club and passes through farmland before ascending the Buccan Buccans (the Buckett Mountains).

Bucketts Scenic Walk at a glance

Distance: 2.2km return

Duration: 1 – 2 hours

Track: Steep grassy farmland. Includes some rock scrambling

Grade: 5

Ascent: 250m

Start: Bucketts Road, just off Thunderbolts Way.

Finish: Bucketts Road, just off Thunderbolts Way.

Nearby trails: Hidden Treasure Track and Basin Loop Track, Copeland Tops State Conservation Area

Bookings/Permits: Not required

Other information: There are no picnic or toilet facilities. Parking is on the side of the road, near the start of the walk. In some places the path is not well marked and might be difficult to follow. Some rock scrambling.

The Trail

Don’t let the lush farmers paddock fool you! This is a steep walk! Once you have negoitated the farmers paddock, the walk passes by grass trees, orchids and ferns before moving onto granite rock formations. 

There is some scrambling over rock formations on your way to incredible views over the scenic valley below.

This walk really is a hidden gem and very much worth the hike to the top of the mountain.

Steep grassy hill, people climbing

The paddock and the granite rock formations can be slippery in wet conditions. Good hiking boots are highly recommended.

Scenic view from mountain
Scenic view from mountain

Getting there

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