Jerusalem Creek trail Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 2km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Wangat Rd, Chichester

  • End: Wangat Rd, Chichester

  • Location: Barrington Tops National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 234 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -32.2472427545731

  • Longitude: 151.728235598416

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Jerusalem Creek trail is a 2km, grade 4 Return hike located in the Barrington Tops National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Summary

For a revitalising walk through one of the largest sections of protected temperate and subtropical rainforest in Australia, try Jerusalem Creek trail World Heritage-listed Barrington Tops National Park, near Dungog. A medium track passing waterfalls and creeks, it’s a perfect nature break and excellent for birdwatching.
From Jerusalem Creek picnic area, head downhill through subtropical rainforest of towering tallowwoods and majestic Sydney blue gums. Listen out for the piping whistle of the eastern yellow robin and the call of the wompoo fruit-dove echoing through the canopy.
At picturesque Jerusalem Creek Falls, enjoy the scenic views from the lookout before retracing your steps or walking back via the road. Round off your walk with a hearty barbecue lunch on the shady tables at the picnic area.

About the Region

Barrington Tops National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
Barrington Tops National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Getting There

To Jerusalem Creek bottom carpark. Jerusalem Creek trail starts at Jerusalem Creek picnic area in the southern precinct of Barrington Tops National Park. On entering Barrington Tops National Park from Dungog, take Wangat Road north, which becomes Chichester Dam Road, then Wangat Trig Road, and Wangat Road again. Park entry points Jerusalem Creek bottom carpark See on map Parking Parking is available at Jerusalem Creek picnic area.

Tips

It’s a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and remember to take a hat and plenty of water
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch
Take care in the water and please supervise children at all times
Check the weather before you set out as the road to Jerusalem Creek trail can become boggy when it rains
Leeches of the wet forests are generally harmless, however during wet weather, please keep ankles and legs covered.
Toilets and picnic facilities are located at Jerusalem Creek picnic area


Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.

The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.

 

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