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Yuelarbah walking track

Glenrock State Conservation Area

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Visitor info

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

Track grading

Features of this track


6.8km return


2 - 3hrs

Quality of markings

Sign posted

Experience required

No experience required


Short steep hills


Many steps

Quality of path

Formed track, some obstacles

Accessible options

The first 600m of this track to where it crosses Flaggy Creek is a mix of sealed bitumen, timber boardwalk, and compacted gravel pathway. It's suitable for wheelchairs, prams and visitors with limited mobility.

Getting there and parking

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    Yuelarbah walking track is located at the eastern end of Glenrock State Conservation Area. To get there:

    • From Newcastle, Charlestown and Sydney, exit the pacific Highway at Dudley Road or Kahibah Road, then turn into Burwood Road.


    There's parking in bitumen seal Yuelarbah carpark on Burwood Road, including 3 accessible parking spaces.

    Parking is also available in bitumen seal Angophora carpark.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Glenrock State Conservation Area. Here are some of the highlights.


    Enjoy exploring the park's mountain biking trails when the weather becomes cooler.


    The park's birds will be chirping and singing, look out for them in the trees as you hit the tracks and trails.


    The park's beaches are a delight at this time of year – you can surf and swim to your heart's content.


    Walk the Bombala walking track for excellent coastal views – you may even spot a whale or two.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    20°C and 25°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    11°C and 18°C

    Lowest recorded



    Wettest month


    Driest month


    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day




    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    Beach safety

    Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

    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).


    Disability access level - medium

    • The first 600m of this track to Flaggy Creek is a mix of sealed bitumen, timber boardwalk, and compacted gravel pathway. It's suitable for wheelchairs, prams and visitors with limited mobility.
    • There are several picnic tables at Flaggy Creek to rest at.
    • Assistance may be required along gravel or sloping sections of the track.
    • There are 3 accessible parking spaces in bitumen seal Yuelarbah carpark, on Burwood Road.

    Medium access presents some minor difficulties, such as a grassy surface. You may require a little assistance to get around in some areas.


    Mountain biking is not permitted on this track


    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.

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