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George Boyd Rainforest walking track is a 1km, grade 4 return hike, located in the Morton National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.
Offering a short walk through some of South Coast NSW’s most delightful bushland, George Boyd Rainforest walking track leads you beneath towering cliffs of sandstone.
Begin this sun-dappled track at George Boyd picnic area, then climb the steps and wind your way along the base of looming sandstone walls, stopping to gaze at the mighty coachwood trees along the way.
See if you can spot any wildlife as you meander through the verdant rainforest and towering turpentines. Looking carefully, you might see anything from wallabies and echidnas to lyrebirds and cat birds in this part of Morton National Park, so remember to bring your camera as well as your binoculars if you’re keen on some birdwatching.
At the end of the track, simply scale a short ladder to enjoy unrestricted views of the beautiful Shoalhaven coastline. Return via the loop walk to the picnic area and, if you’ve planned ahead, to a tasty picnic lunch.
About the region
Morton National Park in the South Coast and Country NSW regions
Morton National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Parts of the south-eastern area of this park were once used for military training and may contain unexploded artillery shells. These areas have restrictions in place for your safety.
9am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
George Boyd Rainforest walking track is in the George Boyd precinct of Morton National Park. To get there from Conjola:Drive north on Princes HighwayAbout 4km north of Bendalong Road, turn left onto Twelve Mile Road and continue for about 8km.The start of the walk is at the first picnic area on the left amongst the sandstone cliffs Parking Parking is available at the George Boyd picnic area carpark, a short walk from the trackhead.
Check the weather before you set out as the road to George Boyd walking track can become boggy when it rains
There’s 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.