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Watagan weeders

Watagans National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Watagan weeders.

Getting there and parking

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    From Newcastle:

    • Travel south along the F3 Expressway and take the Awaba exit at Ryhope
    • Turn right onto Cessnock Road and then left onto Freemans Drive at Freemans Waterhole
    • Turn right onto Mount Faulk Road from Freemans Drive just after crossing over the F3 expressway for the second time
    • Follow Mount Faulk Road uphill into the park

    From Gosford:

    • Travel north along the F3 Expressway and take the Morriset/Coorangbong exit near Freemans Waterhole
    • Turn left into Freemans Drive, and travel south to Martinsville Road on the left.
    • Follow Martinville Road to Watagan Road on the left and follow uphill to Watagan Forest Road
    • Turn right and follow approximately 6km to the park

    From Cessnock:

    • Travel from Cessnock to Kitchener and Quorrobolong via Quorrobolong Road
    • Turn left into Sandy Creek Road and travel east for 5km
    • Turn right into Heaton Road then onto Watagan Road (unsealed) which will bring you to the northern end of the Watagans


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    Park info

    • in Watagans National Park in the North Coast region
    • Watagans National Park is always open, but may have to close at times due to poor weather, roads closures or high fire danger.