Little Forest walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 1.5km

  • Duration: 45mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Little Forest Walking Track, Porters Creek

  • End: Little Forest Walking Track, Porters Creek

  • Location: Morton National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 231 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -35.28041167

  • Longitude: 150.3386833

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Little Forest walking track is a 1.5km, grade 3 return hike, located in the Morton National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.

Hike Summary

Little Forest walking track in Morton National Park is an easy walk featuring lovely bush scenery and opportunities for birdwatching. Along the way, interpretative signs will help you learn more about local bird and wildlife.
The walk begins at a small carpark off Dam Road and continues on to Rusden, or Florence Head walking tracks, through a variety of vegetation types, including mallee gum trees, heath plants and sedges. Keep your eyes out along the way for local kangaroos, wallabies and an array of bird life, such as honeyeaters, wrens and colourful parrots.

About the region

Easily accessible from Nowra, Morton National Park is great for a daytrip or school excursion. Visit Fitzroy Falls for scenic waterfall views; go mountain biking, walking or enjoy a picnic lunch.

Be enthralled by nature on a grand scale at Morton National Park. If the cascading Fitzroy Falls don’t leave you breathless, try the sweeping views from the top of Pigeon House Mountain Didthul.

This enormous park really does have something for everyone; whether you're an experienced bushwalker looking for remote wilderness hiking, a novice mountain biker looking for an easy ride or a keen photographer looking for some scenic waterfalls to capture.

You'll find imposing gorges dissecting the landscape alongside pockets of rainforest that are full of wildlife. There are a number of well equipped picnic areas and numerous informal spots where you can stop for a break to enjoy the view and if you'd like to go camping, head to Gambells Rest campground in the Bundanoon precinct of the park.

The park is easily accessible from Bundanoon, Kangaroo Valley, Nowra and Ulladulla, so it makes for a great day trip or weekend getaway.

Getting there

Little Forest walking track is in the Little Forest precinct of Morton National Park.Travel about 8km north of Milton. Turn left at Pointer Gap Road.Follow road for about 7.0km up the escarpment. Turn left onto Dam Road at T-intersection.Little Forest carpark is about another 2.5km on the left Parking Parking is available at a small carpark at the start of the walk off Dam Road.

Tips

Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch
Check the weather before you set out as the road to Little Forest walking track can become boggy when it rains
There is limited/no mobile reception in this park


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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