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Jerusalem Creek trail

Barrington Tops National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Jerusalem Creek trail.

Track grading

Features of this track


2km return


1hr - 1hr 30min

Quality of markings

Limited signage

Experience required

Some bushwalking experience recommended




Many steps

Quality of path

Rough track, many obstacles

Getting there and parking

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    Jerusalem Creek trail starts at Jerusalem Creek picnic area in the southern precinct of Barrington Tops National Park. To get to this part of Barrington Tops National Park from Dungog:

    • Take Chichester Dam Road to the north
    • Then stay right on Wangat Trig Road which becomes Wangat Road
    • Take the left turn to Jerusalem Creek Falls and picnic area just before you reach Middle Ridge Road.


    Parking is available at Jerusalem Creek picnic area.

    Best times to visit

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


    Take to the park's walking tracks to make the most of cooler and drier daytime weather.


    Look out for ground orchids and other wildflowers along the Polblue Swamp walking track.


    Look out for the eastern water dragon basking on rocks around the streams.

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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.

    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).

    River and lake safety

    The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.



    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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