Canoelands Ridge walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 21km

  • Duration: 9hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Canoelands Ridge Trail, Canoelands

  • End: Canoelands Ridge Trail, Canoelands

  • Location: Marramarra National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 64.0 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.49602667

  • Longitude: 151.0862983

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Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

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Rainforest Walk

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Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

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Rock Scrambling

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Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

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Overnight Campsites

Trail Running

Horse Riding


Canoelands Ridge walking track is a 21km, grade 4 return hike, located in the Marramarra National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 9hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

There's no better way to experience the beauty of Marramarra than by spending the day exploring Canoelands Ridge walking track on foot.
The 10km walk to Gentlemans Halt takes you through constantly changing vegetation and right in to the heart of this secluded pocket of bushland in the northern outskirts of Sydney. See spectacular ridge-top colours of iconic Hawkesbury sandstone and remarkable views of Hawkesbury River. Watch the occasional boat carving through the glistening blue waters of this beautiful waterway.
In spring, the bush turns into a vibrant display of colour with the native wildflowers. Wander through gullies of bright red waratahs and Gymea lilies, and explore the saltmarsh and mangroves by the river's edge near Gentlemans Halt. Head off for a long day walking in the bush, or pack your tent and sleeping bag for a peaceful night camping by the river at historic Gentlemans Halt campground.

About the region

Marramarra National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Marramarra National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Getting there

To Canoelands Ridge walking track carpark. Canoelands Ridge walking track is in the northern precinct of Marramarra National Park. To get there:Follow the directions to the park via Canoelands RoadContinue driving along Canoelands Road until you see the parking area on your left where the walk starts Park entry points Canoelands Ridge walking track carpark See on map Parking Parking is available at the start of Canoelands Ridge walking track.

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.

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