Lillypilly loop trail
Wyrrabalong National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Lillypilly loop trail.
Features of this track
1hr 15min - 1hr 45min
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
Some bushwalking experience recommended
Very steep: The start of the track at the southern end of the loop is a steep uphill for around 300m. It then levels out towards the lake.
After passing the lake, the western end of the loop the track is has gentle hills. The section of the track that splits off to Red Gum trail slopes back downhill gradually to the carpark.
Quality of path
Formed track: The track is 4m wide and hard-packed ground combined with rubber canvas (conveyor belt) material to support the surface of the track. The rubber canvas material can be slippery.
There are protruding tree roots at points throughout the track.
Gates: There's a vehicle gate along the track. The gate has pedestrian access.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Lillypilly loop trail is in the northern section of Wyrrabalong National Park.
To get there:
Travel north along Wilfred Barnett Drive from The Entrance
After about 7km, you'll see a small carpark on your left, approximately 1.5km past Magenta Shores Golf Course.
There's an informal hard-packed ground parking area just of the main road at the beginning of the Lillypilly loop trail.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Wyrrabalong National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
A spring visit allows you to see gorgeous wildflower displays as you walk through the park.
It's summertime and the water's great – visit to surf, swim or snorkel in the park's superb beaches and it's a great time of year to fish for prawns and blue swimmer crabs at Tuggerah Lake.
Head to Wyrrabalong or Crackneck lookouts – these high headlands are perfect posts for watching whales on their northern migration.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
20°C and 25°C
10°C and 17°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - hard
- The loop trail is 4m wide and made of hard-packed ground mixed with rubber canvas to support the track. The rubber canvas material can be slippery.
- There's a gate along the track, which has pedestrian access.
- At the start of the southern end of the loop, the track goes steeply uphill for 300m. It then levels out towards the lake and has gentle hills.
- The section of the track that splits off to Red Gum trail slopes back downhill gradually to the carpark.