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Woody Creek cycling trail

Everlasting Swamp National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Woody Creek cycling trail.

Getting there and parking

Woody Creek cycling trail is in Everlasting Swamp National Park. To get there from Grafton:

  • Drive 20km north-east on Lawrence Road
  • Veer left on the bridge across Sportsmans Creek at the blue Everlasting Swamp National Park sign
  • Continue on Weir Road for 4.5km
  • As you reach the end of the sealed road, drive past 4 gates and follow the creek edge until you reach the national park entrance sign.
  • The cycling trail continues from the parking lot, inside the park boundary.

If you pass through open gates, leave them open. If you pass through closed gates, be sure to close them behind you.

Road quality

  • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available. Use the carpark at the park’s Weir Road entrance. This gravel carpark has space for 5 vehicles.

By bike

From Lawrence, you can cycle 5km to the park entrance along flat sealed and unsealed sections of Weir Road.

Facilities

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

Cycling safety

Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

There is some mobile phone reception throughout this activity but it may be intermittent.

Paddling safety

To make your paddling or kayaking adventure safer and more enjoyable, check out these paddling safety tips.

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Accessibility

Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Permitted

Cycling

Cycling is permitted on management trails only.

Fishing

A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

Prohibited

Gathering firewood

Generators

Horses

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Woody Creek cycling trail static map

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Bird's eye view of the Everlasting Swamp wetland. Photo: John Spencer/OEH