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Burwood trail

Glenrock State Conservation Area

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Visitor info

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

Track grading

Features of this track


1.5km return


30min - 1hr

Quality of markings

Limited signage

Experience required

No experience required


Gentle hills


Occasional steps

Quality of path

Formed track

Getting there and parking

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    Burwood trail is in Glenrock State Conservation Area. To get there by car from Newcastle:

    • Follow City Road from Newcastle to the south
    • Turn left at Highfields onto Kahibah Road
    • Turn left at Kahibah onto Burwood Road
    • Turn left at Whitebridge onto Scout Camp Road
    • Follow Scout Camp Road to Leggy Point loop carpark
    • The start of the track is about 100m downhill from the water tank on the left

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather


    Parking is available at Leggy Point loop carpark. Limited parking for horse floats is available at the NPWS depot and the easement at the start of Scout Camp Road. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.

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    Safety messages

    Beach safety

    Beaches, rivers and lakes in NSW national parks offer lots of opportunities for water activities. Please take care in the water and find out how to help your family and friends stay safe around water.

    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.

    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).



    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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