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Canoelands Ridge walking track

Marramarra National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Canoelands Ridge walking track.

Track grading

Grade 4

Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
  • Time

    8 - 10hrs

  • Quality of markings

    Limited signage

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    21km return

  • Steps

    Occasional steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    Experienced bushwalkers

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

    Canoelands Ridge walking track is in the northern precinct of Marramarra National Park. To get there:

    • Follow the directions to the park via Canoelands Road
    • Continue driving along Canoelands Road until you see the parking area on your left where the walk starts

    Park entry points

    Parking

    Parking is available at the start of Canoelands Ridge walking track.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Marramarra National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    Unwind and take in the serenity of camping at Gentlemans Halt or Marramarra Creek campgrounds.

    Spring

    Wander through the bush and enjoy the colourful display of wildflowers.

    Summer

    Paddle the waterways by kayak or canoe and have a swim in the rivers.

    Winter

    Enjoy longer hikes and day walks such as Canoelands Ridge walking track or Marramarra Ridge to Smugglers Ridge walking track.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    19°C and 28°C

    Highest recorded

    44.8°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    6°C and 16°C

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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.

    • This walk takes you to a remote location. Please ensure you’re well-prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment, and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.
    • If you’re bushwalking in this park, it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.

    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).

    Permitted

    Camp fires and solid fuel burners

    • You are encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.

    Fishing

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

    Prohibited

    Gathering firewood

    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.

    Canoelands Ridge walking track

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