Charlestown Park trackhead to Newcastle station
  • Length: 12.1km

  • Duration: 5 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Ferris St, Charlestown

  • End: 6 Watt St, Newcastle

  • Closest Town: Newcastle

  • Location:

  • Distance from state capital: 145 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -32.9678366064

  • Longitude: 151.6942893857


Charlestown Park trackhead to Newcastle station is a 12.1km, grade 4 One way hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 5 hrs 30 mins to complete.


This section of the Great North Walk starts from the Charleston Park track head and winds through the streets and the bush to the Glenrock State Conservation Area. Following a section of the Yuelarbah management trail this walk also heads to the coast and down to the beaches. From near Glenrock Lagoon the walk heads north along the beaches passing Merewether baths and all the way up Shepherds hill and down to Newcastle Station. This track also offers an alternate route through Glenrock winding down through the scout training camp and out to the beaches.

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