Crosslands to Cowan
  • Length: 14km

  • Duration: 7 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 441 Somerville Rd, Hornsby Heights

  • End: 1135 Pacific Hwy, Cowan

  • Closest Town: Hornsby

  • Location:

  • Distance from state capital: 37.5 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.6287071825

  • Longitude: 151.1090490288


Crosslands to Cowan is a 14km, grade 4 One way hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 7 hrs 30 mins to complete.


This section of the Great North Walk starts from the Crosslands camping area and winds north alongside Berowra creek passing through Berowra Waters and climbing up into Cowan. This day walk provides great views of the Berowra creek from the Naa Badu lookout and as it finishes at the Cowan train station there are fairly frequent trains running providing a good transport option for the trip home.

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