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Ridge walking track

Georges River National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Ridge walking track.

Track grading

Grade 4

Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
  • Time

    30min - 1hr

  • Quality of markings

    Limited signage

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    1.6km one-way

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

Ridge walking track starts at Burrawang Reach picnic area in the Morgans Creek precinct of Georges River National Park. To get there:

  • From Henry Lawson Drive, turn into Burrawang Reach Road opposite The River Road
  • Continue straight and follow the road along the river to the end

Parking

Parking is available at Burrawang Reach picnic area

Best times to visit

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

Spring

The park comes alive during spring, with wonderful wildflowers and abundant wildlife – try the Yeramba Lagoon walk.

Summer

Take to the water in your canoe, kayak or jetski, or strap on your waterskis for hours of fun along the Georges River The summer holiday information has important tips to help you plan your day to Georges River National Park during the busy holiday period .

Winter

Fishermen take note – this is a great time of year to head to the rich fishing grounds along the Georges River to catch yellow-finned bream.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

18°C and 26°C

Highest recorded

42°C

Winter temperature

Average

7°C and 17°C

Lowest recorded

-0.6°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

March

Driest month

September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

254.5mm

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).

Accessibility

Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Prohibited

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Ridge walking track

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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.

    Buy annual pass