Heath and Bare Creek trails
Garigal National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Heath and Bare Creek trails.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
The Heath trail starts on Ralston Avenue, Belrose (behind the Belrose Electricity Substation) or alternatively from Wyatt Avenue. To get there from Frenchs Forest, travel north along Forest Way and turn left into Ralston Avenue or Wyatt Avenue.
Parking is available on Ralston Avenue, a short walk from the Heath trail.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Garigal National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Spot wildflowers turning the undergrowth into a painter's palette along the Cascades trail during late winter and early spring.
Davidson Park is a popular place for a family picnic or barbecue, so pack up the kids and a tasty lunch to enjoy some time in the great outdoors.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
18°C and 26°C
10°C and 16°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
Gathering firewood and the use of heat beads is not permitted.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- Forestville Office
- Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm.
- 02 9451 3479
- 82 Ferguson Street, Forestville NSW 2087
- in Garigal National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Garigal National Park is open 6am to 6.30pm (8pm during daylight savings) but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day applies only at Davidson Park only. There are pay and display machines - cash and credit cards accepted. Bus: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day).
Daily entry fee exemption for teachers and educational supervisors (1 adult per 10 children) applies only for organised and pre-arranged group bookings.Buy annual pass