Charlestown Park track head to Merewether
  • Length: 7.9km

  • Duration: 2 hrs 45 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Ferris St, Charlestown

  • End: 1 John Parade, Merewether

  • Closest Town: Charlestown

  • Location:

  • Distance from state capital: 145 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -32.9678366064

  • Longitude: 151.6942893857


Charlestown Park track head to Merewether is a 7.9km, grade 4 One way hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2 hrs 45 mins to complete.


Starting from a small park in Charlestown you will follow the Great North Walk through a few reserves and along a Burwood Beach past the heads to Merewether Beach. Exploring bush around Glenrock lagoon on the Yuelarbah Track including the Leichhardtâ’s Lookout are highlights. From this lookout the track leads down past the edge of the lagoon then along the sandy beach past Merewether ocean pools. This walk describes a side trip to the scout campsite beside the lagoon for those who have organised to camp there.

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