Ourimbah Valley Trackhead to Forest Road
  • Length: 11.2km

  • Duration: 4 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 812 Ourimbah Creek Rd, Palm Grove

  • End: 163 Forest Rd, Kulnura

  • Closest Town: Somersby

  • Location: Jilliby State Conservation Area

  • Distance from state capital: 91.8 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.3174269571

  • Longitude: 151.3001229983


Ourimbah Valley Trackhead to Forest Road is a 11.2km, grade 4 One way hike located in Jilliby State Conservation Area New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4 hrs 30 mins to complete.


This pleasant walk explores the rural valleys and a beautiful section of Jilliby State Conservation Area. Starting at Ourimbah Valley Trackhead you walk into Hidden valley along the dirt road to then follow a trail beside Ourimbah Creek to Stringy Bark Point. This is a pleasant mossy area with many ferns and near a wide sandy section of Ourimbah Creek. A bit further on you cross Ourimbah Creek then walk up the ridge to the dirt Tooheys Road. From here you walk along the little used dirt road to Forest Road passing through the tall eucalypt forest and through the Tuggerah Lake Field Archers club area. A side trip at the end of this walk gives you the option of staying at Forest Park.

Download maps and tracknotes for Ourimbah Valley Trackhead to Forest Road hiking track from wildwalks.com.