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Ridge walking track

Georges River National Park

Overview

Enjoy scenic views of the river along Ridge walking track - a short walk from Burrawang Beach to Cattle Duffers picnic area in Georges River National Park.

Where
Georges River National Park
Accessibility
No wheelchair access
Distance
1.6km one-way
Time suggested
30min - 1hr
Grade
Grade 4
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
What to
bring
Hat, drinking water, sunscreen
Please note
Please note that the Morgans creek precinct of Georges River National park is open at 6am and gates are locked and the park is closed after 6.30pm. Gates are locked after 7.30pm during daylight savings.

This short walk along both the river and the ridge packs in plenty to see. There are some interesting rock formations along the way plus you'll enjoy scenic views of the river through the foliage. There are also some great examples of mosses and fungi lining the path that are sure to impress every keen naturalist.

Starting from Burrawang Reach picnic area, this short walk finishes at Cattle Duffers Flat picnic area, where you can stop to refuel before getting back on the track for the return walk. Alternatively, head back along the trail which follows the rivers edge for a loop walk.

Take a virtual tour of Ridge walking track captured with Google Street View Trekker.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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Park info

  • in Georges River National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Georges River National Park is open from 6am to 7.30pm during daylight savings (6am – ­6.30pm at other times) but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines at the gate. Please bring correct coins, as no change is given.

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Gum tree. Photo: John Spencer