The Cambourne Loop
  • Length: 4.4km

  • Duration: 2 hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: 75 Cambourne Ave, St. Ives

  • End: 75 Cambourne Ave, St. Ives

  • Closest Town: St Ives

  • Location: Garigal National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 24.5 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7236744221

  • Longitude: 151.1825336042


The Cambourne Loop is a 4.4km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in Garigal National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2 hrs to complete.


This pleasant walk starts in the outskirts of St Ives and follows several tracks to explore a section of the Garigal National Park. The walk follows the Upper Cambourne Track down into Garigal National Park then the Lower Cambourne Track into the valley and the Bare Creek Track through the forest. The walk then follows the Cascades Track to climb out of the valley. There is an optional side trip to the Cascades.

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