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Awabakal Coastal Walk
Time: 45 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1.4 km SE of Dudley
Length: 1.9 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 1.9 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Lake Macquarie(LGA)
Climb: 21 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 21 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: Hard

This walk traverses the Awabakal Nature Reserve. Starting from Dudley in the north, this walk travels south through coastal heath and forest, until coming to Redhead. The vegetation throughout this walk is particularly attractive during the wildflower season of July to October. The side trip out to the Awabakal Viewpoint gives great views to the north along the coastline. A car shuffle would be ideal for this one-way walk. The walking tracks are a little overgrown, but if you like native forest and heath, or simply flowers, then this is the walk for you. (open in app) more...

 
Awabakal Viewpoint Walk
Time: 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1.4 km SE of Dudley
Length: 0.9 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 0.9 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Lake Macquarie(LGA)
Climb: 10 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 10 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

This short walk from the Awabakal car park out to the Awabakal Viewpoint offers a relaxing walk through native forest, with a quiet and secluded viewpoint at the end. The native heath throughout this walk is particularly attractive when in flower (July to October). Why not take a blanket and enjoy a picnic at the viewpoint? This short walk takes you to a lovely viewpoint through native forest and is recommended. (open in app) more...

 
Belmont Lagoon Spit Walk
Time: 1 Hr Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1.8 km SSW of Belmont
Length: 3.2 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 3.2 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Lake Macquarie(LGA)
Climb: 10 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 10 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 Belmont Lagoon Spit walk in Belmont is a quiet relaxing walk surrounded by water. This walk is best completed in the early morning or late afternoon, when the bird life is most active. You may see Black Swans, Spoon Bills and if you are lucky, the migratory Bar Tailed Godwit. This walk is close to Redhead Beach and could happily be combined with a dip or a beach stroll. The Belmont Lagoon is a sanctuary for wildlife in the area. (open in app) more...

 
Cain's Timber Bridge Viewpoint Walk
Time: 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.4 km WNW of Redhead
Length: 1.3 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 1.3 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Lake Macquarie(LGA)
Climb: 4 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 4 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
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible

This walk takes you beside the Owens wetland and then finishes at a lovely timber bridge over the Owens Creek. You are likely to see many birds on this walk, particularly if you do the walk in the early morning or late afternoon when the birds are most active. This walk is wheelchair accessible and even has a possible shortcut, ending at the western end of Cain St. This walk makes for a pleasant stroll at anytime of the year. (open in app) more...

 
Northern Redhead Beach Walk
Time: 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.4 km N of Redhead
Length: 1.2 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 1.2 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Lake Macquarie(LGA)
Climb: 15 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 15 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 circuit walk starts at Webb Park and briefly travels on the Owens Walkway, before walking along the beautiful Redhead Beach to the Redhead SLSC. The rock cliffs at the northern end of Redhead Beach are inspiring and attractive to walk underneath. The walk returns to Webb Park via the SLSC car park, crossing a small creek (feet will get wet) and arriving back on the Owens Walkway and Webb Park. This walk is a good way to experience the northern end of Redhead Beach. (open in app) more...

 
The Ken and Audrey Owens Walkway
Time: 1 Hr Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.4 km N of Redhead
Length: 2.4 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 2.4 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Lake Macquarie(LGA)
Climb: 20 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 20 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
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible

This walk follows a series of concrete and timber footpaths through the pleasant coastal area. This walk starts and finishes at the Webb Park Picnic Area, which has good facilities and shops nearby. The Owens Walkway has been made in conjunction with the Redhead Landcare group. This walk is great for those wanting to explore the area in a wheelchair or with a pram. There are a few alternate exits along the way if you wish to make the walk shorter. (open in app) more...

 
The Redhead Owens Walkway Circuit
Time: 1 Hr Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.4 km WNW of Redhead
Length: 3.2 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 3.2 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Lake Macquarie(LGA)
Climb: 26 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 26 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 walk visits the Owens Wetland on the Owens Walkway, before entering Redhead Beach and walking north to the Redhead SLSC. The cliffs to the north are worth a closer look. The walk then returns via the Redhead Beach car park, crossing a creek (your feet will get wet) and following the Owens Walkway back to the start of the walk. A good walk that gives an excellent sense of the northern end of Redhead. (open in app) more...

 
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