Hornsby to Mt Kuring-gai
  • Length: 22.3km

  • Duration: 9 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 19 Station St, Hornsby

  • End: 787 Pacific Hwy, Mount Kuring-Gai

  • Closest Town: Hornsby

  • Location: Berowra Valley National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 27.1 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7035086007

  • Longitude: 151.098012166

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Hornsby to Mt Kuring-gai is a 22.3km, grade 4 One way hike located in Berowra Valley National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 9 hrs to complete.

Summary

This section of the Great North Walk starts from Hornsby train station and winds down along the Blue Gum Walk into Fishponds and along Berowra Creek. The walk passes through the Tunks Ridge Reserve and then into Galston Gorge. From here the walk keeps following the Berowra Creek through the Crosslands campsite to Calna creek and then up to Mt Kuring-gai. Note this walk was re-routed in early 2016 to go via the streets of Hornsby Heights. This re-route is due to the multi-agency decision to close the Fishponds to Steele Bridge section of the Benowie Track. This decision has upset many people and the protest continues.


Download maps and tracknotes for Hornsby to Mt Kuring-gai hiking track from wildwalks.com.