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Prams & Strollers
Mountain Bike Trail
Historic Rail Trail
Coast & Beach
Waterfalls & Lakes
Goldfields & Mining
From high on the escarpment, you can look down at historic Burwood Colliery. It was first excavated in the 19th century, around 1861. It's now well-preserved and part of the State Heritage register. Listen for the call of bellbirds. Look for the male regent bowerbird, with its glossy black and bright yellow plumage. Echidnas can also been seen out foraging at dawn or dusk.
The trail begins on Scout Camp Road above the scout camp. You'll see the track entry opposite the water tank. Walkers can join Yuelarbah walking track at the western end of the track or the Leggy Point loop walking track at the eastern end, which also links to Glenrock Beach. Horse riders can also use this trail, which joins into a network of others in the park.
About the region
Glenrock State Conservation Area is a protected conservation area located eight kilometres south of the central business district of Newcastle in the state of New South Wales, on the east coast of Australia.
To Yuelarbah picnic area. Burwood trail is in Glenrock State Conservation Area. To get there by car from Newcastle:Follow City Road from Newcastle to the southTurn left at Highfields onto Kahibah RoadTurn left at Kahibah onto Burwood RoadTurn left at Whitebridge onto Scout Camp RoadFollow Scout Camp Road to Leggy Point loop carparkThe start of the track is about 100m downhill from the water tank on the left Park entry points Yuelarbah picnic area See on map Road quality Sealed roads Vehicle access 2WD vehicles Weather restrictions All weather Parking Parking is available at Leggy Point loop carpark. Limited parking for horse floats is available at the NPWS depot and the easement at the start of Scout Camp Road. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.
Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.
The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.