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Large Car Park
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Brisbane Water National Park...
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Prams & Strollers
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This long day-walk starts from the Girrakool picnic area and works its way south alongside Piles creek and through the Brisbane Waters National Park. The walk climbs over Scopas Peak and passes the Kariong brook falls before winding to the top of Mount Wondabyne and finishing at the Woy Woy train station (passing the Woy Woy landfill site). If doing a car shuffle you can park a car near the landfill and save the road section.
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.