Individuals and family groups do not need to book for the walk, however large groups such as School groups should be registered via
Please provide contact details, basic itinerary, dates, number of students or people and teachers or leaders. Bookings are recommended for larger campgrounds on the Great North Walk and Hume and Hovell Walking Track, especially in peak periods (refer to your map kit for contact details). You should always inform a responsible person of your walking itinerary.
Crown Lands is the state government agency within the NSW Department of Trade & Investment, which manages and maintains the Six Foot Track (as well as others including the Great North Walk and the Hume & Hovell Walking Track). They sell a detailed map kit for the Six Foot Track scaled at 1:50k with 100m contour intervals, containing track notes, walking times & distances, points of interest, history, flora & fauna, as well as safety tips. The kit is available for $10 (plus $2 postage & handling), with proceeds from all of their map kit sales supporting ongoing maintenance of the tracks.
To order their Six Foot Track Map Kit, or for other tracks & trails, telephone the Bookshop on (02) 4931 6666 (8.30 am–4.30 pm, Monday to Friday) or email
or complete the
(PDF 80kb) and post to Bookshop, NSW Department of Trade & Investment, PO Box 344, Hunter Region Mail Centre, NSW 2310. Wholesale and retail outlets should contact the bookshop direct for discounted prices.