Burning Palms loop from Garawarra
  • Length: 8.2km

  • Duration: 3 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: The Burgh Track, Lilyvale

  • End: The Burgh Track, Lilyvale

  • Location: Royal National Park

  • Closest Town: Waterfall

  • Distance from CBD: 52.9 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -34.1800685

  • Longitude: 151.0393139

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Burning Palms loop from Garawarra is a 8.2km, grade 4 circuit hike, located in Royal National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs 30 mins to complete.

Hike Summary

This walk explores a variety of environments through the Royal National Park. From the old Garawarra farm the walk heads along the Squeeze Way then down a ridge to Burning Palms. There is an optional side trip out to Figure Eight pools. Burning Palms offers a nice beach and a great place to rest. From the beach the walk heads back up to Garawarra via an open grassy ridge then through a nice shady forest track.

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