Governor Phillip Walk
  • Length: 7km

  • Duration: 3 hrs 45 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 65-85 Ferguson St, Forestville

  • End: Davidson Trail, Frenchs Forest

  • Location: Garigal National Park

  • Closest Town: Forestville

  • Distance from CBD: 14.9 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7566161407

  • Longitude: 151.210482405

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Governor Phillip Walk is a 7km, grade 3 Return hike located in Garigal National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs 45 mins to complete.

Summary

Named in honour of NSW’s first Governor this walk follows in the footsteps of his 1788 expedition to find farm land. The walk starts at the end of Ferguson St Forestville. Passing the NPWS office and depot the walk then follows Carroll Creek down to the official start of the Governor Phillip Walk. For the most part this walk follows a bush track along Middle Harbour creek to the stepping stones crossing before returning the same way.


Download maps and tracknotes for Governor Phillip Walk hiking track from wildwalks.com.