The rock was named ‘Welcome Rock’ by early settlers who used the landmark as a meeting and trading point.
Present day Welcome Rock started in 2012 when the concept was conceived of a hand-built trail system through Blackmore Station following the old gold miner’s water race
BEFORE YOUR TRIP: Download either the Great Rides or Great Hikes App to your phone, select Welcome Rock Trails and start your tour!
COVID POLICY: We are happy to move your booking or refund you if your booking is affected by Covid restrictions.
WINTER: Riding is not permitted during winter. Walking to the Mud/Slate Huts can be arranged directly with us during winter.
THE TRAIL: The Trail is open for hikers & bikers from 1 October until 30 April.
RED SHED: Open & Available all year round, located near the homestead!
MUD HUT & SLATE HUT: Access these huts along the trail. Slate Hut is 2kms from trail head, Mud Hut is 10kms from trail head.
Thank you for your interest and enjoy your journey!
Tom & Katie