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Gilwah trail

Mount Jerusalem National Park

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All the practical information you need to know about Gilwah trail.

Getting there and parking

Gilwah trail is in the western area of Mount Jerusalem National Park.

To get there from Mullumbimby:

  • Drive north on Pacific Highway, exit onto Tweed Valley Way and continue for about 17km.
  • Turn left on Stokers Road and drive for about 2km.
  • Turn left onto Smiths Creek Road and drive for about 10.5km to Uki.

To get there from Uki:

  • Drive south on Kyogle Road for 10.7km.
  • Turn left onto Doon Doon Road and drive for 5.6km.
  • Continue straight onto Commissioners Creek Road and drive for 2.7km.
  • Turn right onto Rockface Road.
  • Park horse floats about 150 meters past the junction of Rockface Road and Narrung Road.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • Most roads suitable for 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking, including parking for hose floats, is available 150m past the junction of Rockface and Narrung roads.


Please be sure to bring your own water for horses. There is no water available in this area and letting your horses drink from creeks in the park can harm fragile creek-side habitat for threatened frogs.

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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.

Horse riding safety

Before you hop on your horse, learn how to keep you and your riding group safe.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus 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).


Disability access level - no wheelchair access



Cycling is permitted on roads and management trails.


Horse riding is permitted on specific trails in this park. You must remain on these trails at all times and ride in a way that meets the code of practice for horse riding in parks.



Gathering firewood



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.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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