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Lyrebird Gully circuit

Berowra Valley National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Lyrebird Gully circuit.

Track grading

Features of this track


9km one-way


4 - 6hrs

Quality of markings

Limited signage

Experience required

Some bushwalking experience recommended


Very steep


Many steps

Quality of path

Rough unformed track

Getting there and parking

Lyrebird Gully circuit is in the north-eastern part of Berowra Valley National Park. To get there from Sydney or Newcastle:

  • Follow the Pacific Highway to Mount Ku-ring-gai train station
  • The walk begins southwest across the Pacific Highway off Glenview Road

If you’re starting from Berowra train station:

  • Follow the Pacific Highway to Berowra train station
  • The walk begins west across the Pacific Highway along Berowra Waters Road at the intersection with Crowley Road.

Vehicle access

  • No vehicle access


There is street parking nearby on side streets off the Pacific Highway at both Mount Ku-ring-gai and Berowra. If you choose to come in by train, parking is available at both Mount Ku-ring-gai and Berowra train stations.

By public transport

The track is a short walk from either Mount Ku-ring-gai train station or Berowra train station. See the Transport Info website for more information on how to get to each train station.


  • There are toilets at Mount Ku-ring-gai and Berowra train stations, located at either end of Lyrebird Gully circuit.
  • You’ll find toilets, gas/electric barbecues, picnic tables and drinking water at Crosslands Reserve. To get there, head north-west along Lyrebird Gully circuit from Mount Ku-ring-gai station, take a detour along Benowie walking track (part of the Great North Walk) and cross Calna Creek.
  • There are no bins along this track, so you’ll need to take all rubbish away with you.

Maps and downloads

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.


Disability access level - no wheelchair access



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


Camp fires and solid fuel burners


Camping is not permitted along Lyrebird Gully circuit. If you want to camp, you can do so at spots along the Great North Walk and at Crosslands Reserve.


Bikes are not permitted on Lyrebird Gully circuit. If you want to cycle, you can do so along the public roads and some management trails, including Berkeley management trail.

Gathering firewood




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.

Lyrebird Gully circuit

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Park info

  • in Berowra Valley National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
    • Berowra Valley National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger
    • Crosslands Reserve is open 8am to 7.30pm during daylight savings and 9am to 5pm the rest of the year
    • Barnetts Road Reserve and the lookout is closed from sunset to sunrise