Freshwater track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 2km

  • Duration: 45mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Freshwater Track, Barcoongere

  • End: Freshwater Track, Barcoongere

  • Location: Yuraygir National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 590 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -29.9353161

  • Longitude: 153.2618292

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Historic Rail Trail

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Urban Walk

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Historic Lighthouse

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Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

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Rock Scrambling

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River Crossings

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Drinking Water

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Fishing Spots

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Overnight Campsites

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Freshwater track is a 2km, grade 4 return hike, located in the Yuraygir National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.

Hike Summary

Discover one of the Clarence Coast's best-kept secrets on the Freshwater track. Starting at the northern end of Pebbly Beach campground, this short track leads you to a beautiful and remote beach.
Positioned on the park's southern coastline, the Freshwater track forms part of the Yuraygir coastal walk's Wooli to Red Rock section.
You'll wander through coastal heathland and pass craggy rocks before arriving at the exquisitely isolated Freshwater Beach. Have you ever seen a wilder, more magnificent beach in your life? Walk along the beach and dip your toes in along the way, it's also a good spot for a picnic lunch. Stay as long as you like before heading back to the track for the return walk. Remember to take your binoculars if you want to whale watch.

Getting there

The Freshwater track begins at Pebbly Beach campground in Yuraygir National Park. To access the campground you'll need to undertake a combination of unsealed road, dune track, beach and saltwater creek crossing and is suitable for high-clearance 4WD only at low tide. The campground is located at the end of Barcoongere Way. Parking Parking is available at Pebbly Beach campground


Please be aware of access restrictions to Pebbly Beach campground. Check water depth at Barcoongere Way crossing, and ensure your vehicle is ready for sand driving and water crossing.
4WD required at McPhillips Road through gravel crossing. Not suitable for low clearance vehicles.

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.

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