Walks within NSW National Parks

Paying a visit to one of New South Wales' beautiful national parks? Set out on foot and discover the plants, animals and unique landforms that make them so unique. From coastal walks through to summit climbs, you'll find no shortage of great walks to choose from.

The Coast Track

Where can it be found? Royal National Park

How long does it take to complete? The walk covers 26km and is recommended to be completed over 2 or more days.

How difficult is it? Moderately difficult

Why should you follow the walking trail? Stretching south from Bundeena to Otford, The Coast Track encompasses an impressive stretch of coastline, uncrowded beaches and spectacular ocean views.

The Coast Track

Leura Cascades Fern Bower

Where can it be found? Blue Mountains National Park

How long does it take to complete? The route covers 4.5km and can be completed in around 3 hours

How difficult is it? Moderately difficult

Why should you follow the walking trail? Heading through lush rainforest into the scenic Jamison Valley, the Leura Cascades Fern Bower boasts picture perfect views, ethereal waterfalls and plenty of great lookouts.

Leura Cascades

Light to Light Walk

Where can it be found? Ben Boyd National Park

How long does it take to complete? It's recommended that you take 3 days to cover the 30km route.

How difficult is it? Easy

Why should you follow the walking trail? Winding past pristine beaches, historical sites and a variety of coastal plant life, the Light to Light Walk is a great way to encounter some of the far South Coast's best assets.

Light to Light Walk

White Sands Walk

Where can it be found? Jervis Bay National Park

How long does it take to complete? The walk covers 2.5km and can be completed in about 1 hour.

How difficult is it? Easy

Why should you follow the walking trail? Making its way past secluded bays, stunning beaches and some of the world's whitest sands, the White Sands Walk showcases one of the state's breathtaking stretches of coastline.

White Sands Walk

Mount Kosciuszko Summit Walk

Where can it be found? Kosciuszko National Park

How long does it take to complete? The route stretches over 9km one way and can be completed in around 6 hours.

How difficult is it? Hard

Why should you follow the walking trail? Passing the Snowy River and colourful wildflowers before reaching Australia's highest peak, the Mount Kosciuszko Summit Walk offers the perfect opportunity to soak up the region's alpine beauty.

Mount Kosciuszko

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