Yuelarbah walking track
Glenrock State Conservation Area
Yuelarbah walking track is a great day walk within Glenrock State Conservation Area, near Newcastle. It features a lookout with scenic views, waterfalls and places to picnic.
- Glenrock State Conservation Area
- 6.8km return
- Time suggested
- 2 - 3hrs
- Grade 3
- What to
- Sunscreen, hat, drinking water, binoculars
Part of the Great North walk that stretches 250km from Newcastle to Sydney, the Yuelarbah walking track is one of the highlights of Glenrock State Conservation Area.
Commencing at the wheelchair accessible raised boardwalk, the scenic track leads you along Flaggy Creek, through wet gullies and coastal rainforest, and if that's not enough, you'll pass two waterfalls before finishing at Glenrock Beach.
About halfway along you’ll find Leichhardt’s lookout which offers excellent views over Glenrock Lagoon. It’s a great option for a day walk, and be sure you take a picnic lunch with you; there are a few great spots to stop for a break along the walk, including the picnic area at Flaggy Creek and the beach or headlands of Glenrock Beach.
Take a virtual tour of Yuelarbah walking track trail captured with Google Street View Trekker.
Tours and events at this location
Have you ever thought about keeping a diary recording what you've discovered when you're out and about in nature? Find out more on this guided tour in Glenrock State Conservation Area, near Newcastle.
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- 1 Wetlands Place, Shortland NSW 2307
- in Glenrock State Conservation Area in the North Coast region
Glenrock State Conservation Area is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.