Rod Earp Rainforest Circuit (from Carnley Ave)
  • Length: 2km

  • Duration: 1 Hr

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Carnley Ave, New Lambton

  • End: Carnley Ave, New Lambton

  • Closest Town: Adamstown

  • Location:

  • Distance from state capital: 157 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -32.9379030303

  • Longitude: 151.6980507896


Rod Earp Rainforest Circuit is a 2km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1 hrs to complete.


This walk takes the walker into a dense cool rainforest that seems a world away from the hustle and bustle of Newcastle city. You’re likely to see flying foxes in the trees and if you’re lucky a Powerful Owl. Starting and finishing at the Carnley Ave Reserve this walk can easily be combined with a visit to the Wildlife Exhibits and/or a picnic at Carnley Ave Reserve. A recommended walk.

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