Hominy Creek walking track
Popran National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Hominy Creek walking track.
Grade 4Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
2hrs 30min - 3hrs 30min
Quality of markings
Some bushwalking experience recommended
Short steep hills
Quality of path
Rough track, many obstacles
Getting there and parking
Hominy Creek track is located within Popran National Park. To get there:
- Take the F3 Sydney-Newcastle Freeway and exit at Calga onto Peats Ridge Road. After 13km turn left into Wisemans Ferry Road. After a further 8km turn left into Ironbark Road.
- Take the F3 Sydney-Newcastle Freeway and exit at Peats Ridge Road. After 10km turn right into George Downs Drive and turn left into Wisemans Ferry Road. After a further 8km turn left into Ironbark Road
Parking is available at the Ironbark picnic area.
Best times to visit
Weather conditions are usually quite moderate in Popran National Park. In summer, however, in summer the temperature can climb above 30C. With its pleasant climate and year-round beauty, any time is a good time to visit Popran National Park.
Go walking along the Emerald Pool Loop to see fantastic wildflower displays.
Enjoy a relaxing day exploring the edges of the southern section of the park by boat, canoe or kayak to discover hidden fishing spots.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
23°C and 27°C
17°C and 22°C
February and March
June and July
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
You'll need to bring drinking water as Ironbark picnic area only has tank water for washing hands
Maps and downloads
Horse riding and mountain biking is not allowed on this track – try 248 trail or Mount Olive trail for these activities.
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.
- in Popran National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Popran National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.