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Brisbane Water National Park...
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Starting at the well-established Girrakool picnic area this walk visits four lookouts and an Aboriginal engravings site. The walk offers a couple of side trips visiting some nice spots on Piles Creek. The views from each of the lookout are filtered through trees but still worth the visit. The walk is especially nice in late winter and early spring when the wildflowers are blooming. A good walk when picnicking at Girrakool.
About the region
The Brisbane Water National Park is a protected national park that is located in the Central Coast region of New South Wales, in eastern Australia. The 11,506-hectare national park is situated 47 kilometres north of Sydney, 10 kilometres west of Woy Woy, and 12 kilometres southwest of Gosford. The Brisbane Water National Park has two picnic areas within the park close of an evening: Girrakool picnic area is open 9am to 5pm every day Somersby Falls picnic area is open 8am to 8pm during daylight savings and is open 8am to 5pm at other times Other areas of Brisbane Water National Park will be open at all times, however may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.