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Little Forest walking track

Morton National Park

Overview

Little Forest walking track in Morton National Park is a very short, easy walking track with great opportunities for birdwatching and learning about local wildlife.

Where
Morton National Park
Distance
1.5km return
Time suggested
15 - 45min
Grade
Grade 3
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
What to
bring
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
Please note
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch
  • Check the weather before you set out as the road to Little Forest walking track can become boggy when it rains
  • There is limited/no mobile reception in this park

Little Forest walking track in Morton National Park is an easy walk featuring lovely bush scenery and opportunities for birdwatching. Along the way, interpretative signs will help you learn more about local bird and wildlife.

The walk begins at a small carpark off Dam Road and continues on to Rusden, or Florence Head walking tracks, through a variety of vegetation types, including mallee gum trees, heath plants and sedges. Keep your eyes out along the way for local kangaroos, wallabies and an array of bird life, such as honeyeaters, wrens and colourful parrots.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

Park info

  • in Morton National Park in the South Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Morton National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    Parts of the south-eastern area of this park were once used for military training and may contain unexploded artillery shells. These areas have restrictions in place for your safety.

  • Park entry fees: 

    Fitzroy Falls: $4 per vehicle per day. Bundanoon area: $8 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Buy an annual pass.
    • Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre
      (02) 4887 7270
      Contact hours: 9am-5pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
    • Morton National Park, Nowra Road, Fitzroy Falls NSW 2577
    • Fax: (02) 4887 7203
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Little Forest walking track, Morton National Park. Photo: Michael van Ewijk