Pines Circuit Walk
  • Length: 1.7km

  • Duration: 45 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Abbotts Falls Walking Trail, Martinsville

  • End: Abbotts Falls Walking Trail, Martinsville

  • Location: Olney State Forest

  • Closest Town: Cooranbong

  • Distance from CBD: 134 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.06291828

  • Longitude: 151.3366098

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Pines Circuit Walk is a 1.7km, grade 3 circuit hike, located in Olney State Forest, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45 mins to complete.

Hike Summary

This short walk takes you into the moist forest around Dora Creek and is recommended. The walk visits a small waterfall and dammed pool then travels through forest visiting the large open Pines picnic area before returning to the starting point. The section of this walk near Dora Creek is particularly pleasant on a hot day.


Download maps and tracknotes for Pines Circuit Walk hiking track from wildwalks.com.

About the region

Olney State Forest is a popular visitor area and part of the beautiful State Forests of the Watagan Mountains. Located west of Lake Macquarie, Olney is bordered by Wyong State Forest, Watagan State Forest and Watagan National Park. Along with adjacent Heaton State Forest, Olney State Forest is the main area for visitors to State Forests on the Central Coast. Forests in this area have been harvested for timber for many decades, more than 100 years. The forests you see today are regrowth forests, having been harvested many times over and grown back. Today's forest management practices protect biodiversity, soil and water quality and cultural heritage sites while also allowing for sustainable timber production.

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