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Corkwood and Scribbly Gum walking track is a 2.3km, grade 2 circuit hike, located in the Yuraygir National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.
Corkwood and Scribbly Gum walking track is a short, easy hike that follows Station Creek Estuary upstream through coastal and scribbly gum forest. Whether you’re staying at Station Creek campground and want to explore Yuraygir National Park, or are just looking for a place to stop off and stretch your legs while on a coastal road trip through NSW, this loop track is a great place to divert your attention.
As the name suggests, the forest you’ll be walking through supports a high number of corkwood and scribbly gum trees. The bark of both of these is among some of the most fascinating in the Australian bush. Corkwood has thick, corky bark, while scribbly gums appear to have been drawn all over by an excited toddler. In fact, the scribbles, scientists have discovered only this century, are made by a tiny moth. Naturally, the moth has been named the scribbly gum moth.
About the region
Yuraygir National Park in the North Coast region
Yuraygir National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Corkwood and Scribbly Gum walking track is in the most northern node of Station Creek campground, in the southern precinct of Yuraygir National Park. To get there from Coffs Harbour:Travel north on Pacific Highway for 46kmTurn right onto McPhillips RoadFollow the signs for approximately 12km to the park boundary entranceFrom Grafton:Travel south on Pacific Highway for 38kmTurn right onto McPhillips RoadFollow the signs for approximately 12km to the park boundary entrance Parking Parking is available at Station Creek campground.
There is limited mobile reception in this park
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.