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Palms circuit track is a 0.75km, grade 4 circuit hike, located in the Munmorah State Conservation Area, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.
Re-energise under a canopy of cabbage tree palms on this meandering, short loop through the rainforest of Munmorah.
You’ll feel revived in the cool forest air surrounded by lush vegetation with shafts of sunlight streaming through palm fronds to guide your way. This enchanting walk is a visual feast, and isn’t too challenging on the legs either. Look carefully and you may even spot some grey-headed flying foxes that feed in the cabbage tree palm forest during the summer.
Bring along supplies and take advantage of the tables at Palms picnic area, where the track begins and loops back to.
About the region
Munmorah State Conservation Area
From the northern entrance of Munmorah State Conservation Area:Follow Blue Wren DriveTurn left into Campbell DriveTurn right into Frazer Beach Road and follow the road for 300mThere’s a small carpark on the left with access to the Palms circuit trackFrom the southern entrance of Munmorah State Conservation Area:Follow Birdie Beach Road and turn left onto Blue Wren DriveTurn right onto Campbell Drive and then right onto Frazer Beach RoadAfter about 300m, you’ll see a small carpark on the left with access to the Palms circuit track Parking Parking is available at the Palms picnic area. It can be a busy place on weekends, so parking may be limited.
It’s a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and remember to take a hat and drinking water.
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to bird watch.
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.