Mt Kuring-gai to Cowan (via Berowra Waters)
  • Length: 17.2km

  • Duration: 8 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 787 Pacific Hwy, Mount Kuring-Gai

  • End: 1131 Pacific Hwy, Cowan

  • Closest Town: Berowra

  • Location:

  • Distance from state capital: 33.9 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.6538124204

  • Longitude: 151.1367277446

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

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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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Mt Kuring-gai to Cowan is a 17.2km, grade 4 One way hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 8 hrs to complete.


Ridge tops grasslands creek crossings and spectacular views are all part of this walk as it ventures from the ridge above Berowra Creek down to water level and back up again. Take the short and free ferry ride across the creek to get lunch at Berowra Waters. Conserve your energy for the steep sections between Berowra Waters and Cowan.

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