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Strom loop is a 5km, grade 2 circuit hike, located in the Bouddi National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 30mins to complete.
Strom loop is a good option for families who enjoy walking or beginner cycling, and want to get a taste of Bouddi National Park. Strom loop can be completed as either a 5km round trip or a 3km one-way trail ending at Mount Bouddi (Dingeldei) picnic area.
Beginning at Maitland Bay Information Centre, follow Strom loop as it parallels the 2.5km stretch of Scenic Road. It’s a straightforward walking or cycling trail with scenic forest views and birdwatching opportunities. Most mammals in the park are nocturnal, but if you keep your eyes open you might be lucky to spot a swamp wallaby or echidna.
After taking advantage of the facilities in Mount Bouddi (Dingeldei) picnic area, you can return along Strom loop or make a loop via Scenic Road, North West Ridge trail, and Turkey trail. If bushwalking, you can use the link to Maitland Bay walking track instead or Mount Bouddi walking track.
About the region
Bouddi National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Bouddi National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
To Mount Bouddi picnic area carpark. Strom loop is in Bouddi National Park. To get there from Gosford:Drive to Empire Drive, Kincumber.Turn left onto Cullens RoadTurn right onto Scenic Road and continue through MacMasters BeachAfter approximately 6km, turn right onto Mount Bouddi Road.Alternatively, continue on to Maitland Bay Information Centre, where parking is also available. Park entry points Mount Bouddi picnic area carpark See on map Parking Parking is available at Maitland Bay Information Centre or Mount Bouddi (Dingeldei) picnic area.
Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
There is limited mobile reception in this park
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.