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Place of Winds interpretive trail is a 1.2km, grade 5 one way hike, located in the Berowra Valley National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.
An easy hour’s walk along the Place of Winds interpretive trail is the perfect way to start or finish a day out at Crosslands Reserve.
The easy walk takes you through mangroves, swamps and forest in quite a short space of time and there are interpretive signs along the way so you’ll be able to find out more about these varied habitats. A boardwalk takes you out over the marshes to a platform overlooking the water and along your walk you’ll see evidence of Aboriginal occupation and some scenic views of the valley.
About the region
Berowra Valley National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Berowra Valley National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger Crosslands Reserve is open 8am to 7.30pm during daylight savings and 9am to 5pm the rest of the year Barnetts Road Reserve and the lookout is closed from sunset to sunrise
To Somerville Road access. For the Place of Winds interpretive trail from Hornsby:Take the Pacific Highway north from HornsbyTurn left onto Galston RoadTurn right onto Somerville RoadFollow the road through the gate to the carpark at the end of the road for Crosslands ReserveThe trackhead is 300m from the northern end of the carpark Park entry points Somerville Road access See on map Parking Parking is available for the Place of Winds interpretive trail at Crosslands Reserve at the end of Somerville Road, Hornsby Heights.
Berowra creek is susceptible to pollution. Swimming should be avoided for three days after heavy rainfall or if the water is discoloured
Picnic facilities are available at Crosslands Reserve if you have time for a picnic or barbecue
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.