Jerusalem Bay Track (Cowan to Brooklyn)
  • Length: 13.4km

  • Duration: 5 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 1131 Pacific Hwy, Cowan

  • End: 8 Dangar Rd, Brooklyn

  • Closest Town: Berowra

  • Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 41.4 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.5937661504

  • Longitude: 151.1716886598


Jerusalem Bay Track is a 13.4km, grade 4 One way hike located in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 5 hrs 30 mins to complete.


This Cowan to Brooklyn Station walk is a popular section of the Great North Walk with scenery ranging from foreshore to ridge top lookouts. You will follow the Great North Walk from Cowan Station down to the picturesque Jerusalem Bay then climb up over a series of ridges before descending into Brooklyn. This walk is a great one-way trip from station to station with numerous water views including a circumnavigation of Brooklyn Dam whilst enjoying a wonderful diversity of flora along the way.

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