Basin Campsite to Watagan Creek Road
  • Length: 13km

  • Duration: 6 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Basin Forest Rd, Olney

  • End: 1753 Watagan Creek Rd, Laguna

  • Closest Town: Cooranbong

  • Location: Olney State Forest Watagan State Forest

  • Distance from state capital: 107 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.1040077169

  • Longitude: 151.2308750883


Basin Campsite to Watagan Creek Road is a 13km, grade 4 One way hike located in Olney State Forest Watagan State Forest New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 6 hrs to complete.


This section of the Great North Walk starts from the Basin campsite in the Olney State Forest and winds north into the Watagans via the Warrawolong Flora Reserve. This walk also offers a side trip from Turners Road up to the top of Mt Warrawolong which is the highest point along the Great North Walk. The walk finishes at the Watagan Creek Road and gives a nice opportunity for that quiet drive in the country.

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