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Explore forest medicine: West Head walk

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Explore forest medicine: West Head walk.

Getting there and parking

To get to Resolute picnic area, follow to the end of West Head Road.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking available in marked bays at Resolute picnic area.

Maps and downloads

Accessibility

Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Not wheel-chair accessible.

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Park info

  • in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • The entrance to Bobbin Head and Appletree Bay is closed from 8pm to 6am during daylight savings periods, and from 5.30pm to 6am the rest of the year.
    • Gates to West Head are closed from 8.30pm to 6am during daylight savings periods, and from 6pm to 6am the rest of the year.
  • Park entry fees:

    $12 per vehicle per day.

    Vehicles over 8 seats: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day). Students on educational programs: $1.10 per student. Teachers/educational supervisors: free (1 adult per 10 students).

    Buy annual pass

Visitor centre

Closeup of a gum tree. Photo:Andy Richards