Scotts Point Way to Riverside Park trail
Hunter Wetlands National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Scotts Point Way to Riverside Park trail.
Features of this track
45min - 1hr 15min
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
No experience required
Quality of path
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Scotts Point to Riverside Park trail is in the Ash Island precinct of Hunter Wetlands National Park. To get there from Newcastle:
- From the Pacific Highway, turn onto the Ash Island Bridge.
- On the other side of the bridge, turn left and drive along Scotts Point Way.
- Park at the end of Scotts Point Way near the information sign
Parking is available on Scotts Point Way.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Hunter Wetlands National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
With the weather mild, now is the time to get those bicycles out and ride the paths around Ash Island.
Pack a picnic to eat at Scotts Point or Riverside Park This is also the time you'll see the cream flowers of the mangroves .
This is the best time for birdwatching at Stockton Sandspit, as many of the migratory birds are here feeding. Make sure you're there at low-tide.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
20°C and 25°C
10°C and 18°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
- Newcastle office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 4946 4100
- 1 Wetlands Place, Shortland NSW 2307