Piles Creek Loop
  • Length: 4.2km

  • Duration: 2 hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Girrakool Loop Walking Track, Somersby

  • End: Girrakool Loop Walking Track, Somersby

  • Location: Brisbane Water National Park

  • Closest Town: Gosford

  • Distance from CBD: 71.8 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.4316798442

  • Longitude: 151.2765980607

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Piles Creek Loop is a 4.2km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in Brisbane Water National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2 hrs to complete.

Summary

Starting from the Girrakool picnic area this walk takes you on a round trip through part of the stunning Brisbane Water National Park. The walk explores both sides of Piles Creek rewarding you with its waterfall and lookouts. Girrakool picnic area also has barbeques and toilets.


Download maps and tracknotes for Piles Creek Loop hiking track from wildwalks.com.

 

One thought on “Piles Creek Loop (4.2km)

  1. A nice circuit – much of the track is in shade, and there’s a nice swimming hole at the end (although the swimming hole is not on the market track). Can be combined with Girrakool Loop circuit to make a slightly longer walk.