Great North walk - Watagans National Park
Watagans National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Great North walk - Watagans National Park.
Grade 5Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
2 - 3hrs
Quality of markings
Short steep hills
Quality of path
Formed track, some obstacles
Very experienced bushwalkers
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Great North walk is on Georges Road in the northern precinct of Watagans National Park. To get there:
- Take Mount Faulk Road for approximately 8km from the park boundary
- Turn left onto Georges Road
Park entry points
Parking is limited, as Georges Road is a narrow road. The most appropriate access is via walking the broader Great North walk.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Watagans National Park.
Camp at Gap Creek or Bangalow campground and enjoy a campfire as the sun sets.
Cooling off at Boarding House Dam is especially popular during summer months Enjoy the moist and cool Circuit walking track .
Late winter sees the bloom of Illawara flame trees which can be seen across the valley from Gap Creek lookout Check out the views from the various lookouts, while the air is crisp and clean .
Weather, temperature and rainfall
16°C and 30°C
5°C and 16°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
You'll need to bring your own drinking and cooking water
Maps and downloads
You're encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves if you're planning to cook, especially in summer during fire season.
Firewood is not supplied and may not be collected from the park
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
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- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4pm.
- 02 4972 9000
- 1 Blue Wren Drive, Wybung NSW 2259