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Aboriginal Heritage Track
Time: 45 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
13.3 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 1.1 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 1.1 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 27 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 27 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Moderate

The Aboriginal Heritage Track takes in one of the most popular rock art sites in Ku-ring-gai National Park, and an amazing Aboriginal engraving site. The walk leads out from Resolute Picnic Area to pass by the caves and then continues down the management trail to the engravings. The walk then returns to the picnic area. It is a great way to see historic Aboriginal art in the Sydney region. (open in app) more...

 
America Bay Track (To beach)
Time: 1 hr 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
9.9 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 2.2 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 2.2 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 130 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 130 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

This short walk has a great range of scenery, making it a great choice if you have only a short time in this National Park. This track one of two ways to access America Bay - the other is by boat. The track cuts straight through the bush from West Head Rd to pass historic Aboriginal engravings and a large cliff with a small waterfall, which also gives an impressive view of the bay. (open in app) more...

 
America Bay Waterfall
Time: 45 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
9.9 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 1.9 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 1.9 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 76 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 76 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This short walk is a great way to see a slice of what Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park has on offer. The track visits some historic Aboriginal engravings, and enjoys water views, heath and forest environments. The America Bay track also throws in a waterfall for your enjoyment - from the top of the fall, walkers won't see much of the fall itself, however the outlook is lovely and the walk very enjoyable. (open in app) more...

 
Apple Tree Bay Birrawanna Loop
Time: 2 hrs Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
7.1 km N of North Turramurra
Length: 3.9 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 3.9 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 281 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 281 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Hard

This walk enjoys some great views and quiet bushland in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. From Apple Tree Bay, the walk soon heads over the hill and loops down to Bobbin Head, with the option of a bite to eat at the kiosk before returning along a similar but different route to Apple Tree Bay. The walk has some steep sections but is well worth the effort. (open in app) more...

 
Bairne Track to the Basin Lookout

Time: 3 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
9.1 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 7.6 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 7.6 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 176 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 176 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This relatively flat walk takes you through some woodland forests, open shrub and rock platforms to a lookout. There are great views over the Basin, and out to Narrabeen and north up the Pitt Water. The track is well defined, and the views are well worth the walk. (open in app) more...

 
Bairne Track to Towlers Bay Lookout

Time: 2 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
9.1 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 6.8 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 6.8 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 150 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 150 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This relatively flat walk takes you through some woodland forest, open shrub and rock platforms to a lookout. The views look over Narrabeen and along Pittwater. The track is well defined, and the views are well worth the walk. (open in app) more...

 
Barrenjoey Headland Walk
Time: 1 hr 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1.8 km NNE of Palm Beach
Length: 2.3 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 2.3 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 110 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 110 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

This is a fantastic walk for those wanting a great walk on Sydney's northern beaches. Features of this track include views of the central coast, Palm Beach and the South Pacific Ocean, and historic remnants of old lighthouses. Currently some track repairs are underway, however once completed this walk will revert to a circuit track. (open in app) more...

 
Basin to Mackerel
Time: 1 hr 45 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
10.4 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 4.5 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 4.5 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 200 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 200 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is NO car access to start or end of this walk There is a ferry stop near the start of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

This scenic walk gives an excellent excuse for a ferry ride in Sydney's northern beaches region. The ferry leaves from Palm Beach Ferry Terminal, and crosses Pittwater to The Basin Wharf. The walk then heads around to Mackerel Beach and passes an optional side trip to some historic and interesting Aboriginal engravings. The scenic water views are complemented by the on-water views from a second ferry back to Palm Beach from Mackerel Wharf. (open in app) more...

 
Berowra to Bobbin Head
Time: 4 hrs Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1.2 km NNE of Berowra
Length: 8.7 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 8.7 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 473 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 473 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a train station near the start of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

Following Cowan Creek, this walk is one of the most pleasant in the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, with great views over the water as well as nice views from the ridge at Berowra. Be sure to stop at the cafe for a cuppa in Bobbin Head before going home. Apple Tree Bay is also a very pleasant spot to take a break and enjoy the day. (open in app) more...

 
Berowra to Mt Kuring-gai
Time: 4 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1.2 km NNE of Berowra
Length: 9.4 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 9.4 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 551 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 551 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a train station near the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

From the ridges above Cowan Creek, this walk takes in some great lookouts (especially around Mt Kuring-gai) as well as enjoying an extremely pleasant bush track along the creek. Easily accessible by public transport, this track gives walkers a good taste of what Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park has to offer. Be sure to spare some time for a dawdle around the bays on Cowan Creek. (open in app) more...

 
Birrawanna Track

Time: 2 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
8.5 km NNE of Turramurra
Length: 4.4 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 4.4 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 262 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 262 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This pleasant walk starts near the kiosk at Bobbin Head, climbing the sandstone stairs and then follows a defined track to the Kalkari Discovery Centre. Kalkari is well worth spending some time exploring, with opportunities to learn about and mix with the local flora and fauna. (open in app) more...

 
Bobbin Head Boardwalk
Time: 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
8.1 km NNE of Turramurra
Length: 0.6 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 0.6 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 17 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 17 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible

This is a short but pretty walk which can be enjoyed by the whole family, and makes a nice addition to your picnic or park visit. Starting from the southern end of the Bobbin Head picnic area, the walk enjoys great views of Cockle Creek from the bridge, then continues along the boardwalk through the mangroves. There are a few information signs on the side of the track, and plenty of opportunities to see the mangroves and crabs up close. (open in app) more...

 
Bobbin Head Loop
Time: 5 hrs Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
5.4 km NNE of Turramurra
Length: 12.9 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 12.9 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 619 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 619 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Hard

This great circuit walk enjoys a variety of landscapes in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. The walk starts at the historic Sphinx war memorial and follows a series of popular walking tracks that loop around Bobbin Head, including historic Aboriginal engravings, temperate rainforest and a lookout. As the track passes through Bobbin Head, it provides a great opportunity to take a break and pick up a snack at the kiosk before continuing on the return leg. (open in app) more...

 
Bobbin Head Rainforest walk
Time: 40 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
8.1 km NNE of Turramurra
Length: 1.6 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 1.6 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 82 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 82 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This pleasant walk starts from the southern end of Bobbin Head, and enjoys blend of mangrove and rainforest environs. The well-signposted track gives you the opportunity to see the mangrove wildlife up close, and also a historic Aboriginal axe grinding stone and some temperate rainforest. (open in app) more...

 
Bobbin Head to Mt Kuring-gai via Apple Tree Bay
Time: 2 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
8.5 km NNE of Turramurra
Length: 5.3 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 5.3 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 364 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 364 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a train station near the end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

Exploring Cockle Creek at water level and Ku-ring-gai National Park from the ridge, this is an enjoyable short walk to Mt Kuring-gai. Pop into the cafe at Bobbin Head for a cup of coffee or a light meal. The short side trip to the lookout up on the ridge offers an amazing view. As there are no buses to Bobbin Head, you will need to plan a car shuffle or ring a taxi. (open in app) more...

 
Bobbin Head track
Time: 1 hr 45 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
5.4 km NNE of Turramurra
Length: 5 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 5 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 94 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 94 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Moderate

This walk from the Turramurra entry to Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, this is an alternative way to get down to Bobbin Head. This walk mostly follows the old road down to Bobbin Head, starting along the flat management trail with its red dirt and high heath. About halfway along, the track becomes steeper as it winds down the hill, and then joins up with a bush track leading through the rocks to Warrimoo track, which you then follow to Bobbin Head. (open in app) more...

 
Centre Track

Time: 2 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
2 km N of Terrey Hills
Length: 6.7 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 6.7 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 195 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 195 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This interesting walk explores a rocky ridge top of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. The walk is through heathland that flowers in a mass of colour in spring. The track also visits a tessellated pavement and some Aboriginal engravings. (open in app) more...

 
Challenger Track
Time: 1 hr 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
10.6 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 3 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 3 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 59 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 59 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

The Challenger Track is a simple track which heads through the heath and some forest to arrive at a pleasant lookout. Starting at West Head Rd, the track follows a ridge out to a rocky outcrop where views over the Hawkesbury River and Broken Bay reveal Patonga and Brooklyn. (open in app) more...

 
Cockle Creek Lookout Return
Time: 1 Hr Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
15229.7 km SE of Bobbin Head
Length: 1.1 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 1.1 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 94 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 94 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

This is a great walk for visitors looking for a reasonably short adventure after lunch. The leisurely walk starts from the cafe and information centre at Bobbin Head and follows the Warrimoo Track up the hill to the Cockle Creek Lookout, before returning along the same route. (open in app) more...

 
Cowan to Wondabyne station via Patonga rest area
Time: 2 Days Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
4.8 km NNE of Berowra
Length: 33.4 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 33.4 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Brisbane Water National Park
Climb: 1523 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 1523 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start of this walk There is a train station near the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

This section of the Great North Walk starts from Cowan train station and wanders past the majestic Jerusalem Bay then through to Brooklyn. After a ferry ride to Patonga, this walk climbs to the top of the ridge, reaching even more great views. Day 2, the track heads over the scenic Mt Wondabyne and around to Wondabyne Station. Please check timetables for ferry and trains as they can be infrequent. (open in app) more...

 
Darri and Warrimoo to the Sphinx Memorial
Time: 2 hrs 45 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.3 km S of North Turramurra
Length: 6.6 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 6.6 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 366 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 366 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Moderate

This nice walk starts from North Turramurra and follows the Darri and Warrimoo tracks into Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. The walk follows Cowan Creek through the lush green forest, then takes the Sphinx Track, climbing out of the valley to the war memorial, finishing on Bobbin Head Road. (open in app) more...

 
Darri and Warrimoo Tracks to Bobbin head
Time: 4 hrs 15 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.3 km S of North Turramurra
Length: 9.4 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 9.4 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 457 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 457 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Moderate

This pleasant walk starts in North Turramurra and follows the Darri and Warrimoo tracks into the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. The walk follows the picturesque Cowan Creek through one of the most serene parts of the park, and finishes at Bobbin Head, a great place to enjoy the cafe or have a picnic lunch. (open in app) more...

 
Darri and Warrimoo Tracks to Mt Kuring-gai
Time: 6 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
2.2 km NE of Turramurra
Length: 14.6 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 14.6 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 852 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 852 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk There is a train station near the end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

Starting in North Turramurra, this walk follows the Darri and Warrimoo Tracks through Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park and down along the picturesque Cowan Creek. Bobbin Head makes a great spot to take a break and have some lunch at the cafe, kiosk or picnic area. From Bobbin Head, the track continues through Apple Tree Bay, following Cowan Creek for a little while before climbing up and out of the valley to Mt Kuring-gai station. (open in app) more...

 
Darri Track
Time: 1 hr 45 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
2.2 km NE of Turramurra
Length: 4.2 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 4.2 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Cowan Creek Reserve
Climb: 200 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 200 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Moderate

Named after the traditional owners, the Darri People, this track starts at Bedford Ave, Turramurra. The track follows a narrow piece of bushland along the upper reaches of Cowan Creek, into Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park. The official Darri track finishes at the intersection with Warrimoo track, however this walk continues back to Warrimoo Rd. (open in app) more...

 
Duffy's Track and Slade Lookout
Time: 1 hr 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
7.9 km N of St Ives
Length: 2.5 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 2.5 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 214 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 214 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

A less frequented track, this rough, steep bush track abounds with wildlife including goannas and black snakes. Slade Lookout is definitely worth the short trip along the management trail to see good views over the marina at Bobbin Head. The mangroves at Duffy's Wharf (Cowan Creek) are also teeming with wildlife. (open in app) more...

 
Elvina Bay Aboriginal Engraving Walk
Time: 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
5.2 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 0.5 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 0.5 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 3 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 3 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This walk offers good examples of local aboriginal rock engravings on an attractive elevated rock platform, with views into the distance. From the car park, the walk travels through mostly flat, scrubby bush, before gently rising through heath onto a tessellated rock platform. Rock engravings are best observed in the early morning or late afternoon, or after rain. The track and trail are followed back to the car park. (open in app) more...

 
Elvina Bay Circuit

Time: 2 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
5.2 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 4.5 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 4.5 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 201 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 201 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Hard

This walk takes you down to an isolated waterside community, where you can amble along, looking at homes and a historic Grave Site. From Elvina Track Car Park, the vegetation changes from scrubby bush to she oak and large eucalyptus as you decend to the waters edge. The walking is mostly along a management trail, however the return trip follows a narrow track. Side trips include an aboriginal engraving site, a 25m waterfall and a few other view points. Please remember you are visiting a small community please respect the privacy of the local people. (open in app) more...

 
Elvina Track Walk
Time: 2 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
5.2 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 4.8 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 4.8 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 218 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 218 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

On this walk, you will explore the isolated community of Elvina Bay, accessible only by boat or on foot. Starting at the Elvina Track car park, you follow a mostly level management trail, before descending steeply through she oaks and large eucalyptus to the coast and houses. At Elvina Bay Park, you will find picnic areas and a fabulous rope swing. There are optional side trips to aboriginal rock engravings and an historic grave site. Please remember you are visiting a small community please respect the privacy of the local people. (open in app) more...

 
Flint and Steel Bay (to White Horse Beach)
Time: 1 Hr Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
12.7 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 1.9 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 1.9 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 159 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 159 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

This is a nice walk to White Horse Beach on Flint and Steel Bay. The return-style walk passes McGaw's ruins and and the old water catchment. From White Horse Beach, there are scenic views across the Hawkesbury River. The ruins are a nice addition to the walk - although overgrown, they add a touch of recent history to the walk. (open in app) more...

 
Flint and Steel Beach and bay loop
Time: 1 hr 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
12.7 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 2.8 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 2.8 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 227 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 227 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Route: Unmanaged

This track creates a loop between Flint and Steel Beach and Bay by traversing the headland between them. The walk explores Flint and Steel Beach and the McGaw ruins, while providing scenic views across the Hawkesbury River to landmarks such as Lion Island. (open in app) more...

 
Flint and Steel track
Time: 1 Hr Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
12.7 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 2.1 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 2.1 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 209 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 209 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This walk follows a scenic route to the secluded Flint and Steel Beach, which provides views across the Hawkesbury River to landmarks such as Lion Island, Patonga and Box Head. The walk passes through palm, pine and grass tree forests. There is a great diversity of flora and some fantastic sandstone rock formations along the way. (open in app) more...

 
Gibberagong Track
Time: 2 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
2.5 km NNE of Wahroonga
Length: 6.5 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 6.5 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 180 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 180 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

Starting in suburban Wahroonga, this well-maintained track follows Cockle Creek down to Bobbin Head in the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. There are a number of great waterviews, and two short side trips to add to this venture. The lower section the walk follows a boardwalk, getting up close to the mangrove wildlife. The walk ends at the popular Bobbin Head picnic area and kiosk, giving you the chance to relax and reflect on the journey. (open in app) more...

 
Headland track (Resolute track)
Time: 1 hr 45 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
13.3 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 3.5 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 3.5 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 243 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 243 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Hard

This walk is a great way to see two major Aboriginal sites and up to three of Ku-ring-gai Chase's beaches. The circuit walk visits Red Hands Cave and some historic engravings, in addition to enjoying expansive views over Pittwater, with Barrenjoey Headland as a feature. The walk includes Resolute and West Head beaches and the option of a side trip to Mackerel Beach as well. To top it all off, this walk has an added bonus of a WWII gun emplacement to explore. (open in app) more...

 
Jerusalem Bay Track (Cowan to Brooklyn)
Time: 5 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
4.8 km NNE of Berowra
Length: 13.4 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 13.4 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 654 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 654 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk There is a train station near the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

This Cowan to Brooklyn Station walk is a popular section of the Great North Walk, with scenery ranging from foreshore to ridge top lookouts. You will follow the Great North Walk from Cowan Station down to the picturesque Jerusalem Bay, then climb up over a series of ridges before descending into Brooklyn. This walk is a great one-way trip from station to station with numerous water views, including a circumnavigation of Brooklyn Dam whilst enjoying a wonderful diversity of flora along the way. (open in app) more...

 
Jerusalem Bay Track (to Jerusalem Bay and back)
Time: 2 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
4.8 km NNE of Berowra
Length: 4.9 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 4.9 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 306 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 306 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk There is a train station near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This track takes you to one of the most iconic views along the the Great North Walk. From Cowan Station, the walk passes through a variety of environments, with dryer vegetation near the freeway and moister rainforest-like plants near the water. Jerusalem Bay is a pretty area, shared by walkers and boaters, and a great place to relax before the walk back up to the station. (open in app) more...

 
Kalkari and Birrawanna Loop Tracks
Time: 2 hrs 15 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
15228.6 km SE of Bobbin Head
Length: 5.2 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 5.2 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 298 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 298 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Hard

This great circuit walk enjoys some views of Cowan Creek and explores the many ferns through the open forest. The walk starts at the Kalkari Discovery Centre and follows the Birrawanna Loop Track down to Bobbin Head, a large picnic area with kiosk, toilets, BBQ's and more. The walk then continues up through the bush to the National Park Regional Office, before returning to the Kalkari. (open in app) more...

 
Koolewong Track

Time: 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
13.3 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 0.8 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 0.8 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 32 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 32 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Moderate

Probably the best word to describe this walk is 'cute'. The circuit walk starts with a few steep steps, but soon flattens out, following a well-defined track through an open forest, via some natural sandstone sculptures. The lookout is notable for wonderful views to Patonga, Lion Island and out through the entrance of Broken Bay at Barrenjoey. A seat at the lookout is well placed to encourage people to stop and enjoy. (open in app) more...

 
Lovetts Pools
Time: 1 hr 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
5.2 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 3 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 3 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 75 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 75 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

This walk takes you to a small but picturesque waterhole above Lovett Bay. You start with a short walk along a management trail, with an optional side track to an Aboriginal engraving site. Then continuing along the wide trail a little further, you'll turn left and following a couple of fainter tracks through the heath to the sandstone platform and creek. At the pool, there are a series of small cascades and a view over Lovett Bay, a lovely place for lunch before retracing your steps back to the car. (open in app) more...

 
Mackerel Beach and Resolute Loop
Time: 3 hrs Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
12.1 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 5.4 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 5.4 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 384 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 384 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is NO car access to start or end of this walk There is a ferry stop near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Hard

This walk is another great walk in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, accessed by ferry. From the Mackerel Beach wharf, this walk uses the Resolute Loop track to round the headland, enjoying a few secluded beaches and excellent, historic Aboriginal sites. This walk features Mackerel Beach and community, with an alternative route through the town which is well worth the walk. (open in app) more...

 
Mackerel Beach Community
Time: 45 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
12.1 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 1.4 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 1.4 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 38 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 38 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is NO car access to start or end of this walk There is a ferry stop near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Moderate

This short walk is a great way to see the beautiful Mackerel Beach and community. After a short ferry ride from Palm Beach, the walk heads up the grassed streets of Mackerel, leading to the lagoon. The track is mainly sandy beach or grass stretches, with the area behind the lagoon winding through a bushland area to bring the track back to Mackerel Beach. This loop is a great short walk, and only a hop, skip and jump away from Palm Beach. (open in app) more...

 
Mackerel Beach Loop
Time: 3 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
11.3 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 8.2 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 8.2 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 299 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 299 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

This walk takes one of two main tracks down to Mackerel Beach. The track leaves West Head Rd, passing some historic Aboriginal engravings before descending to the beach. The track loops around the small community of Mackerel Beach to come back down the beach and return to West Head Rd. A nice An optional side trip to Currawong Beach makes a nice addition to this walk. (open in app) more...

 
Mackerel Beach, West Head Loop
Time: 5 hrs Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.5 km NNE of Palm Beach
Length: 8.6 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 8.6 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 422 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 422 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Hard

The Mackerel Beach, West Head Loop is a walk which explores a large part of the West Head. The journey starts and finishes with a ferry across Pittwater. The walk heads around West Head, taking in views on the Broken Bay side, with Lion Island featuring as a prominent sight. The walk follows sections of road that connect some fantastic bush tracks together. This is a solid day walk if allowing time to relax and have a dip at one of the many beaches along the way. (open in app) more...

 
McKell Park Loop
Time: 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.6 km NW of Brooklyn
Length: 0.9 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 0.9 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Hornsby(LGA)
Climb: 24 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 24 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk There is a train station near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Moderate

This is a great walk to take the kids on, with a fenced playground, a swimming area and pelicans. For mum and dad, there is parking, a Federation interpretive display, picnic and toilet facilities and views over the Hawkesbury River from Flat Rock Point above. This short walk complements a fresh seafood lunch in Brooklyn, making for a great summer treat. (open in app) more...

 
McKell Park to Flat Rock Point
Time: 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.6 km NW of Brooklyn
Length: 1.4 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 1.4 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Hornsby(LGA)
Climb: 29 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 29 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk There is a train station near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible

This short track is excellent walk for those with young children. The track passes the fantastic McKell Park playground facilities, which stand next to the Federation Interpretive Display. For the warmer months, enclosed beach pool is right next to the track. The views of the Hawkesbury River are quite stunning and the protected Parsley Bay is popular with pelicans. (open in app) more...

 
Nerang Viewpoint
Time: 1 Hr Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1 km NW of Terrey Hills
Length: 2.4 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 2.4 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 92 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 92 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

At Nerang Viewpoint, the ground drops away to the north, giving views across to the neighboring forested ridges. This is a short and quiet walk and feels 'off the beaten track'. Initially this walk follows a wide trail, but this soon changes to a foot track following a broad ridge north through scribbly gums and wild flowers. The track has some small uphill and downhill sections and is eroded in places. (open in app) more...

 
Perimeter Track to Smiths Creek
Time: 6 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
4.7 km WNW of Terrey Hills
Length: 16.1 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 16.1 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 576 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 576 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This walk to Smiths Creek follows a wide trail for most of the way, however it is well worth the walk, for Smiths Creek is a lovely spot with open grasslands and a creek to explore. The optional side trip to Wilkins Viewpoint is also worthwhile, with a fabulous view into Cowan Creek - consider including it on the return journey, to break up the walk home. (open in app) more...

 
Perimeter Trail
Time: 2 hrs 45 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
4.7 km WNW of Terrey Hills
Length: 7.2 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 7.2 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 214 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 214 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Moderate

This Perimeter Trail walk contours gently around the northern side of Terrey Hills on a wide mostly level trail, with occasional views across Ku-Ring-Gai National Park. However, it is the side trips that make this walk truly worthwhile - if you are only going to do one side trip, the lookdown into Cowan Creek from Wilkins Viewpoint is fabulous. With a variety of side trip options and easy access to the start and finish, this walk is well worth considering. (open in app) more...

 
Red Hands Cave
Time: 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
13.3 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 0.4 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 0.4 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 9 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 9 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Moderate

This is a short walk down to Red Hands Cave from the Resolute Picnic Area. The walk loops from the picnic area through the heath and down to the overhang of the cave. The Aboriginal rock art is quite faded but is estimated to be over 2000 years old. This makes for an interesting historic walk, great as an appetiser before a picnic lunch at Resolute Picnic Area. (open in app) more...

 
Resolute Track
Time: 1 hr 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
13.3 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 3.7 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 3.7 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 201 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 201 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

The Resolute Track, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, is a great way to see two major Aboriginal sites and Resolute Beach. The return-style walk starts from Resolute picnic area and heads down to Resolute Beach, passing a Red Hands Cave and an Aboriginal engraving site. The Resolute Track uses management trails and bush tracks which have views over the sea as they pass through heath, rainforest and bushland. (open in app) more...

 
Salvation Loop Track

Time: 1 hr 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
6.7 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 4 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 4 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 80 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 80 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Moderate

This walk makes a circuit from West Head Rd around the Salvation Loop track in Ku-ring-gai Chase NP. The walk passes through wet heathland vegetation and around a hanging swamp. The thick heath vegetation along the track means that the views are mostly restricted, however it is still a nice walk with wildflowers in spring, plenty of scribbly gums and some rock outcrops to explore. The full length of this walk is on road or well-defined management trail. (open in app) more...

 
Smiths Creek Track
Time: 2 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
2.5 km WNW of Terrey Hills
Length: 5.3 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 5.3 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 254 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 254 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This return walk to Smiths Creek offers a quiet spot to sit by a creek or explore open grasslands, while being surrounded by Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park. There is plenty of shade available to cool off on a hot day, before climbing back up the wide trail to Terrey Hills and the start of the walk. (open in app) more...

 
Sphinx to Mt Kuring-gai
Time: 4 hrs 45 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
5.4 km NNE of Turramurra
Length: 10.7 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 10.7 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 673 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 673 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk There is a train station near the end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

This walk starts at the Sphinx War Memorial and follows some well maintained and popular walking tracks down to Cowan Creek. Enjoy the water views as you head through Bobbin Head and Apple Tree Bay. The walk continues through the National Park and up the hill to Mt Kuring-gai. There are plenty of great spots to stop and rest, including a cafe, kiosk and picnic area at Bobbin Head. (open in app) more...

 
Sphinx War Memorial to Mt Kuring-gai Station
Time: 4 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
15226.9 km SE of Mt Kuringai
Length: 11 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 11 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 518 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 518 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk There is a train station near the start of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

Starting at the Sphinx War Memorial in North Turramurra, this walk follows a series of well-used tracks exploring the waterways and Bobbin Head. The walk drops through Bobbin Head picnic area before passing through Apple Tree Bay on its way to Mt Kuring-gai. The scenic views and variety of things to do along this track make it a fantastic walk. There are a couple of Cafe's at Bobbin Head to add to this journey. (open in app) more...

 
Sphinx, Warrimoo and Bobbin Head tracks

Time: 4 hrs Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
5.4 km NNE of Turramurra
Length: 9.6 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 9.6 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 499 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 499 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Moderate

This great walk starts at the Sphinx Memorial and loops around via Cowan Creek, exploring diverse environments as it changes altitude. There is an optional side trip to the Empire Marina and cafe for a recharge before the climb back up to the Sphinx. This walk provides some great water views of the Cowan Creek and the interesting rock formations along its shores. (open in app) more...

 
The Basin
Time: 2 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
11.3 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 5.6 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 5.6 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 218 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 218 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

The Basin Track is the only land access to The Basin, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park's only campsite. The walk follows mostly management trail and heads across the plateau away from West Head Rd, with a great side trip to Aboriginal rock engravings and The Basin Dam. This is a nice walk, heading through the heath of the plateau and down through the forest to the large campsite and facilities of The Basin. The Basin itself is a great place for a swim or overnight stay. There is a ferry service from the Basin. (open in app) more...

 
The Basin Track and Mackerel Track
Time: 3 hrs Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
11.3 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 5.9 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 5.9 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 226 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 226 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Hard

This walk is a great way to see some popular areas in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. The walk from West Head Rd travels to The Basin campsite, and the ferry takes you over to Mackerel Beach. Before returning to West Head Rd, the walk also gives the option to head down to Currawong Beach. There is plenty to do at the beach, with swimming and picnic areas, and clearings for other games. (open in app) more...

 
The Perimeter Trail to Wilkins Viewpoint
Time: 2 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
4.7 km WNW of Terrey Hills
Length: 5.5 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 5.5 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 137 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 137 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This Perimeter Trail walk to Wilkins Viewpoint, near Terrey Hills offers a beautiful view into the waters of Cowan Creek. The setting and views at Wilkins Viewpoint are worth the walking, which is mostly along wide trails. This is a good walk in which to see some typical Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park scenery. (open in app) more...

 
Topham Track
Time: 1 hr 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
8.9 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 3.8 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 3.8 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 127 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 127 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This is a pleasant walk along an old management trail, off West Head Rd. Following the ridge top you will pass through a variety of vegetation types including some dense heath and some tall scribbly gums which occasionally give way to a wide view over the park. There is a nice lookout at the end of the walk with views to Cowan Waters, through the trees. (open in app) more...

 
Towlers Bay Walk

Time: 4 hrs Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
7.7 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 8.4 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 8.4 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 402 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 402 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Moderate

This walk explores another ridge of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park and heads down a steep hill to the Towler's Bay community. You can explore the village and the ferry wharf before walking past the Youth Hostel on the walk back up. The Youth Hostel is available for an overnight stay, but book ahead. Please remember you are visiting a small community please respect the privacy of the local people. (open in app) more...

 
Wahroonga to Mt Kuring-gai
Time: 5 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.1 km SSE of Wahroonga
Length: 14.7 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 14.7 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 607 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 607 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk There is a train station near the start of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

Starting with a walk through the streets of Wahroonga, this walk then heads bush, following the Gibberagong Track to Bobbin Head. After a picnic or a bite to eat from the kiosk, the walk then heads up the Birrawanna track to lead to Apple Tree Bay. From here the track follows the picturesque Cowan Creek for a while before heading up the ridge to Mt Kuring-gai Station. (open in app) more...

 
Warrimoo Track to Bobbin Head
Time: 2 hrs 45 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1.2 km NNE of St Ives Chase
Length: 6.2 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 6.2 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 280 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 280 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Moderate

The Warrimoo Track is a great walk for exploring the upper reaches of Cowan Creek. This walk wanders down the ridge to follow the bank of Cowan Creek to Bobbin Head. There are many different views to be seen and a variety of flora and fauna throughout makes this walk quite interesting. Enjoy a cool drink from the cafe at the end of the walk. (open in app) more...

 
Warrimoo Track to the Sphinx
Time: 1 hr 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1.2 km NNE of St Ives Chase
Length: 3.4 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 3.4 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 189 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 189 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Moderate

This walk offers a great way to explore most of the Warrimoo Track and also visit the Sphinx War Memorial. The walk winds down to Cowan Creek, providing some great views as the creek becomes wider. The journey continues up the steep hill through various bush environments before arriving at the Sphinx War Memorial and picnic area. (open in app) more...

 
West Head Lookout Track
Time: 1 Hr Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
13.3 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 1.9 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 1.9 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 96 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 96 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

From Resolute Picnic Area, this walk heads out to West Head Lookout, with magnificent views across the Hawkesbury River and Lion Island. The track is a direct route which passes through classic Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park bushland. This walk offers a great way to avoid competing for parking at West Head Lookout, while enjoying more of the park. (open in app) more...

 
Wilkins Track
Time: 1 hr 45 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
4.6 km WNW of Terrey Hills
Length: 5.2 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 5.2 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 130 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 130 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This walk follows a well-defined management trail to one of the best views of Cowan Creek in the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. At the halfway point, there is a great spot to sit, relax and enjoy the scenery and the surrounds. (open in app) more...

 
Willunga Track

Time: 40 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
7.8 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 1.4 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 1.4 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 62 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 62 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

On this walk you will visit the highest point in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. At the top of the hill is an old trig point and some stunning panoramic view. On a clear day, there is an uninterrupted 180-degree view across large parts of the park, including Pittwater to the east and distant glimpses of Sydney city on the horizon, far to the south. (open in app) more...

 
Yeomans Track
Time: 3 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
6.7 km NNE of Terrey Hills
Length: 9.9 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 9.9 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 335 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 335 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

This is a nice walk in the Ku-ring-gai Chase NP, passing through a mix of thick heath vegetation and more open forest. There are some good views over Cowan Waters from the end of the track and an optional side trip to a large rock outcrop with interesting texture and shapes. (open in app) more...

 
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