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Lake walking track is a 8km, grade 3 Return hike located in the Murramarang National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.
Immerse yourself in the tranquil coastal forest on this medium length walk in the central area of Murramarang National Park. Lake walking track leads off Durras Lake Discovery trail and follows the northern shore of Durras Lake through stands of towering spotted gums, offering excellent kangaroo spotting and birdwatching.
Passing through remnants of original coastal rainforest, where coachwood and lilly pillies mingle with the gums, look for lyrebirds and wonga pigeons foraging in the undergrowth. The eastern whipbirds prefer the denser foliage but you might hear their distinct call.
When you’re ready for lunch, unpack a picnic along the track and soak up the peaceful bush setting. Keep an eye out for the locals as kangaroos, wallabies and goannas are often seen.
About the Region
Murramarang National Park in the South Coast region
Murramarang National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
To Mount Agony Road. Lake walking track is in the central precinct of Murramarang National Park. To get there:Turn off Princes Highway at East Lynne, via Mount Agony Road.After approximately 5km, turn right into North Durras Road.Turn into Lake Road and follow the signs Park entry points Mount Agony Road See on map Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to Lake walking track can become boggy when it rains. Parking Parking is available along Lake Road.
It’s a good idea to put insect repellent on before you set out
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching
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.