Mt Kuring-gai to Berowra via Crosslands
  • Length: 15.1km

  • Duration: 5-7

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Mt Kuring-gai Railway Station

  • End: Berowra Railway Station

  • Location: Crosslands Reserve

  • Closest Town: Mt Kuring-gai / Berowra

  • Distance from CBD: 33.5km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.653171

  • Longitude: 151.1368254

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The Mt Kuring-gai to Berowra via Crosslands Walk is a 12.5km, grade 3 circuit hike located near Mt Kuring-gai / Berowra in the Crosslands Reserve, NSW. The hike should take approximately 4-5hrs to complete or can be done as a great overnight intro hike with the kids.


Ideal for a day trip or a really short overnight hike staying at Crosslands Reserve. Beautiful rock-pools and freshwater creeks, leading into the saltwater Berowra Creek.

Camping at Crosslands Reserve

The picturesque setting at Crosslands Reserve is ideal for camping, as long as you do not mind getting back to basics as there are no showers or power. It is also important to note that it is not suitable for caravans, trailers or camper vans and that all vehicle types are not permitted within the camping site area.

Getting There

Depart from Mt Kuring-gai Railway Station, via the Benowie Track (Great North Walk).


  • Easier grade walk starting from Mt Kuring-gai Station with a long downhill path into the valley, then a short, steep climb out of the valley at the Berowra end.
  • Crosslands Reserve has drinking water on tap.
Total distance: 12314 m
Max elevation: 221 m
Min elevation: 1 m
Total climbing: 720 m
Total descent: -723 m
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Contributed by Tim Uidam

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