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Dharug NP
11km Circuit
Time: 4 hrs 15 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
6.3 km ESE of Wisemans Ferry
Length: 8.2 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 8.2 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Dharug National Park
Climb: 634 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 634 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Hard

This excellent circuit walk offers a lot of beautiful scenery and views. Although shorter than the name suggests, it is a reasonably tough walk, with some steep rocky sections. The sections in the gullies and valleys are mostly very moist with lots of ferns, while the higher sections are through drier forest, so there is quite a bit of variety. There are also some lovely cliffs and boulder scenery at various points around the walk. (open in app) more...

 
11km Circuit northern lookout
Time: 2 hrs 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
6.3 km ESE of Wisemans Ferry
Length: 4.5 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 4.5 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Dharug National Park
Climb: 382 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 382 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

A beautiful walk along part of the 11km Circuit walk, climbing up through a beautiful moist gully before emerging to drier forest and a nice viewpoint. The walk provides a great variety of scenery with a mixture of vegetation and some great boulder and cliff scenery along the way. The climbs and descents are pretty steep at times but not too long. (open in app) more...

 
Devines Hill
Time: 2 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.9 km N of Wisemans Ferry
Length: 3.6 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 3.6 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Dharug National Park
Climb: 257 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 257 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

A great walk with some really nice scenery and plenty of history. This walk follows the well formed Devines Hill ascent portion of the Old Great North Road. The convict built road is impressive and there are good information signs along the trail. The visible remnants of the Old Great North Road include rock cuttings, stone retaining walls, an old quarry site and Hangmans Rock. It is also worth the very short walk down the hill from the start of the walk to have a look at the historic Thomas James bridge. (open in app) more...

 
Devines Hill and Finchs Line circuit
Time: 4 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.9 km N of Wisemans Ferry
Length: 9.9 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 9.9 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Dharug National Park
Climb: 547 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 547 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Moderate

A great walk with a mixture of historic remnants of the Old Great North Rd, and some beautiful views over the Hawkesbury river and other valleys. Most of this walk follows parts of the convict built road, and a number of information signs along the way give a good insight into the construction and history of the road, making the walk more interesting. The last section of the walk, along Wisemans Ferry Rd, has some great views of the cliffs above. The historic Thomas James bridge, just before the end of the walk, is the oldest in-use bridge on mainland Australia. (open in app) more...

 
Dubbo Gully and Ten Mile Hollow Circuit (via Clares Bridge)
Time: 2 Days Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
4.6 km W of Mangrove Mountain
Length: 24.3 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 24.3 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Dharug National Park
Climb: 1117 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 1117 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Hard

This two day (or ten hour) walk follows several historic roads, now closed to traffic. Starting with a walk down to Dubbo Gully and past an old cemetery, you will then explore some old farms before coming to Simpsons Track. Here, head up the hill to come to the Ten Mile Hollow Campsite. The next day you will follow the Old Great North Road to Clare's Bridge (second oldest bridge on mainland Australia). A bit further along the Old Great North Road, you then head down Donny's track and return to the start via Dubbo Gully. A great way to explore the history and beauty of the area. (open in app) more...

 
Dubbo Gully to Upper Mangrove Cemetery
Time: 3 hrs 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
8.1 km WNW of Peats Ridge
Length: 7.2 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 7.2 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Mcpherson State Forest
Climb: 450 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 450 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

An interesting walk with some great scenery, going to the small and interesting, historic cemetery at Upper Mangrove. Evidence of Aboriginal activity in the area stretches back at least 5000 years. Early European settlement in the area was concerned with timber, and produce farming, before the area also became established as a stop-off for travelers on the Great North Road. (open in app) more...

 
Finchs Line viewpoint
Time: 2 hrs 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1.7 km SE of Wisemans Ferry
Length: 4.4 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 4.4 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Dharug National Park
Climb: 373 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 373 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This pleasant walk follows part of the historic Finchs Line road, the original route for the Great North Road up the hills just north of Wisemans Ferry. The walk starts in moist, fern covered scenery and climbs to drier forest and some stunning views over the Hawkesbury river and Wisemans Ferry area from the unfenced Finchs Line viewpoint. There are other great views along the way too. (open in app) more...

 
Grass Tree circuit
Time: 1 Hr Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
6.3 km ESE of Wisemans Ferry
Length: 1.7 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 1.7 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Dharug National Park
Climb: 109 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 109 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Moderate

This beautiful circuit walk goes through a range of dry and wet forest along the valley, and offers some great views. There are plenty of grasstrees along the way to add to the scenery and the creek crossings are very picturesque. The optional side trip adds some beautiful rock overhangs to the scenery and gives a taste of the scenery on the longer 11km Circuit walk. (open in app) more...

 
Great North Road and Dubbo Gully
Time: 2 Days Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.9 km N of Wisemans Ferry
Length: 27.3 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 27.3 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Dharug National Park
Climb: 1372 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 1372 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

This walk follows a section of the Old Great North Road along the borders of the rugged Yengo and Dharug National Parks, to then visit more historic sites in Dubbo Gully. This is more of a historic journey than you typical bushwalk. There is a campsite at Ten Mile Hollow providing a comfortable place for the night before visiting the Historic Clare's Bridge. Soon after Clare's Bridge this walk leaves the old Great North Road to follow Donny's Track down into Dubbo gully were you get to explore this historic farming area before walking out to Upper Mangrove. This walk is mostly on wide trails and therefore can also be done as a mountain bike ride. (open in app) more...

 
Hangmans Rock
Time: 1 hr 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.9 km N of Wisemans Ferry
Length: 2.2 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 2.2 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Dharug National Park
Climb: 176 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 176 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

A relatively short walk with some really nice scenery and some of the historic highlights of the Old Great North Road. This walk climbs part of the well formed Devines Hill ascent. The remnants of the convict built road are impressive and there are good information signs along the trail. The visible remnants of the Old Great North Road include rock cuttings, stone retaining walls, an old quarry site and Hangmans Rock. (open in app) more...

 
Shepherds Gully
Time: 2 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
3.1 km N of Wisemans Ferry
Length: 4.3 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 4.3 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Yengo National Park
Climb: 244 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 244 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

The long, gentle climb along Shepherd's Gully has some beautiful scenery and some historic remnants of the Old Great North Road. While the remnants of the road construction are not as impressive as those on the main Devines Hill ascent, they are still interesting. The optional side trip to Hangmans Rock takes you past an old convict stockade site and some of the construction remnants on the main Devines Hill ascent. (open in app) more...

 
Shepherds Gully and Devines Hill
Time: 2 hrs Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
3.1 km N of Wisemans Ferry
Length: 4 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 4 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Yengo National Park
Climb: 257 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 257 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Moderate

A great one-way walk which offers some beautiful scenery in the moist and shaded parts of Shepherds Gully, some bigger views on Devines Hill and plenty of Old Great North Road history. There are plenty of information signs along the way giving some good background on the convict build roads, making the walking more interesting. A short walk along Wisemans Ferry Rd from the end of the walk will also get you to the Thomas James Bridge, the oldest in-use bridge on mainland Australia. (open in app) more...

 
Western Commission Track to Dubbo Gully
Time: 2 Days Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
3.2 km ESE of Wisemans Ferry
Length: 28.3 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 28.3 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Dharug National Park
Climb: 1249 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 1249 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Moderate

This two day walk follows a series of historic roads along clear and wide management trails. This walk explores the great views from Western Commission Track, the sandstone handicraft on the Old Great North Road and the farming history of Ten Mile Hollow, and also offers a side trip to Clare's Bridge. Camping at the well-established Ten Mile Hollow campsite, this walk is great for those who enjoy walking on trails, visiting convict sites and early settlement historic places. (open in app) more...

 
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