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Jingga walking track is a 2.4km, grade 3 Return hike located in the Dharawal National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.
Jingga walking track in Dharawal National Park is a short steep walk through the traditional country of the Aboriginal Dharawal People, a landscape of eucalyptus bushland and dramatic sandstone formations. In the language of the Dharawal, jingga’ means nice and sweet’ in relation to water. So it stands to reason that at the end of Jingga walking track, you’ll find a beautiful freshwater swimming hole, which is part of O’Hares Creek. If the weather is warm enough, why not take the plunge? Pack a picnic and spend a few hours beside this large waterhole enjoying the natural setting. Bring along binoculars to get a better look at the birds and other animals of the area, many of which are rare or threatened species, such as long-nosed potoroos. One of the first marsupials to be described by European settlers, the long-nosed potoroo loves to dig up roots to eat.
About the Region
Dharawal National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and South Coast regions
Dharawal National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
To Victoria Road access. Jingga walking track is in the Victoria Road precinct of Dharawal National Park. To get there:From Campbelltown, follow Appin Road in a southerly direction, then turn left onto Woodland Road and follow until you reach a T-junction.Turn right onto Karrabul/Wedderburn Road and follow for 5km, then turn right onto Minerva Road which soon becomes Lysaght Road.After 2.5km on Minerva/Lysaght Road, turn left onto Victoria Road until you reach the end of the road.Walk past the gate and Jingga walking track is signposted on the left after about 400m Park entry points Victoria Road access See on map Parking Parking is available at the end of Victoria Road, a short walk from Jingga walking track. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.
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.