Mooney Mooney Creek Trackhead to Somersby
  • Length: 16.1km

  • Duration: 6 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 451 Old Pacific Hwy, Mooney Mooney Creek

  • End: 841 Wisemans Ferry Rd, Somersby

  • Closest Town: Gosford

  • Location:

  • Distance from state capital: 67.0 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.4379875769

  • Longitude: 151.251917936

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

No Defined Trail

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

Trail Markers

Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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Mooney Mooney Creek Trackhead to Somersby is a 16.1km, grade 4 One way hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 6 hrs to complete.


This enjoyable walk starts from where the old Pacific Hwy where you walk along dirt roads and trails for while alongside the wide Mooney Mooney Creek and under the huge F3 Mooney Mooney bridge. The wide track continues upstream passing a few campsites before crossing the wide creek at a pleasant large rock platform. Not too long after crossing the creek you will pass the lower Mooney Mooney Dam where the old trail leads you uphill past another campsite a quarry to the Somersby Reservoir. The track then leads past some rural properties and across the delightful Robinson Creek among the Gymea Lilies before finishing with a section of road walking to the Somersby Store.

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