The Perimeter Trail to Smiths Creek
  • Length: 16.1km

  • Duration: 6 hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 285 Cullamine Rd, Duffys Forest

  • End: Smiths Creek W Trail, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase

  • Closest Town: Terrey Hills

  • Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 36.9 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.6641041687

  • Longitude: 151.1887569411


The Perimeter Trail to Smiths Creek is a 16.1km, grade 3 Return hike located in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 6 hrs to complete.


This walk to Smiths Creek follows a wide trail for most of the way however it is well worth the walk for Smiths Creek is a lovely spot with open grasslands and a creek to explore. The optional side trip to Wilkins Viewpoint is also worthwhile with a fabulous view into Cowan Creek – consider including it on the return journey to break up the walk home.

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