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Mitchell Park walking tracks

Cattai National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Mitchell Park walking tracks.

Track grading

Features of this track


6km loop


1hr 30min - 2hrs

Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

Some bushwalking experience recommended


Gentle hills


Occasional steps

Quality of path

Formed track, some obstacles

Getting there and parking

Mitchell Park walking tracks are located in the Mitchell Park area of Cattai National Park.

To get there from Sydney:

  • Take the A2 motorway towards Windsor
  • Turn right onto Pitt Town Road at McGraths Hill and continue onto Cattai Road
  • Turn right onto Mitchell Park Road, veer left onto Creek Flat Road
  • Follow Creek Flat Road to the end

You can also take Old Northern Road and Wisemans Ferry Road to reach Mitchell Park Road.

Road quality

  • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available along the roadside in Mitchell Park.

By bike

Bicycles are permitted on access roads, but not on walking tracks.


  • Toilets and picnic tables are available at Mitchell Park picnic area.
  • Drinking water is not available in this area.
  • A Field Study Centre at Mitchell Park can be hired by school groups or tour groups. Hire fee applies. This basic facility includes a classroom, kitchen, toilets and showers.

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.

Fire safety

Mitchell Park walking tracks close on Total Fire Ban days. Refer to the NSW Rural Fire Service website before you set out.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

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.

Please take care and supervise children at all times along the creek.


Disability access level - no wheelchair access

  • While these walking tracks are hard or no wheelchair access, nearby Mitchell Park picnic area offers medium access for wheelchairs, prams and visitors with limited mobility.
  • The picnic area is mostly flat, with grass and gravel terrain, and easy access from parking on Creek Flat Road. Some assistance may be required on grass.
  • A wheelchair-accessible toilet is located around 200m from the picnic area.



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



Bikes, including trail bikes, are not permitted on walking tracks.



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.

Mitchell Park walking tracks

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Park info

  • in Cattai National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Cattai National Park is open 8am to 6pm from May to August and 8am to 8pm from September to April. The park may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day (including motorbikes). Day passes are available from on-park pay machines that accept coins and credit cards, and you can also pay for your visit via the Park’nPay app.

    Buy annual pass