Flat Rock to Congewai Valley East Track Head
  • Length: 13.8km

  • Duration: 5 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Langans Rd, Corrabare

  • End: 1231 Congewai Rd, Congewai

  • Location: Watagan State Forest

  • Closest Town: Cessnock

  • Distance from CBD: 147 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.0030189

  • Longitude: 151.2714667

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Urban Walk

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Flat Rock to Congewai Valley East Track Head is a 13.8km, grade 4 One way hike located in Watagan State Forest, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 5 hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

Starting from the grand views of Flat Rock Lookout high on the range you will walk down into the Congewai Valley below. On the first section of this walk you will explore a little used dirt road to the Congewai Communication Tower. From here you follow a series of tracks that wind down steeply in places through the tall open forest with a scattering of grass trees to the bottom of the range. Now the walk guides you through open farmland before following Congewai Road along main valley to the trackhead near Brown Muir Farm.

Download maps and tracknotes for Flat Rock to Congewai Valley East Track Head hiking track from wildwalks.com.

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