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Circuit Flat walking track is a 5.5km, grade 5 Circuit hike located in the Yengo National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.
Starting from Mogo campground, Circuit Flat walking track undulates steadily through coastal heath and dry sclerophyll forest, with the distinctive turquoise parrots foraging in the trees overhead.
Even though there’s no directional signage and the walk is Grade 5, you’ll have no trouble exploring this track. Turning left at Old Great North Road, the scribbly gums part and you’ll arrive at Circuit Flat Bridge, the fourth-oldest bridge in Australia, built in 1831 by convict gangs under the direction of overseer William Barratt. It once linked Sydney to farmlands in Hunter Valley. Though the area fell into disuse, a large amount of the impressive bridge remains, as a reminder of earlier times.
To return to the campground, either retrace your steps or continue north along Old Great North Road to Mogo Creek Road and turn left there. For truly adventurous hikers, Old Great North Road extends 42km between Wisemans Ferry and Mount Manning.
About the Region
Yengo National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and North Coast regions
Yengo National Park is always open, but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. The Big Yango precinct of the park is within locked gates and requires a permit to enter.
Circuit Flat walking track is in Yengo National Park.To get there from the north:Turn onto Settlers Road off George Downs Drive at KulnuraDrive 6.3km in a southerly direction along Settlers Road to Mogo campgroundTo get there from the south:Starting at St Albans village, drive north along Wollombi Road approximately 28.5km to Mogo campground.Walk to the rear of the campground to find the track Parking Parking is available at Mogo campground.
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.