Watagan Creek Road to Congewai Valley Track Head (West)
  • Length: 12.6km

  • Duration: 5 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 1753 Watagan Creek Rd, Laguna

  • End: 77 Eglinford Ln, Congewai

  • Closest Town: Paxton

  • Location: Watagan State Forest

  • Distance from state capital: 140 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.0285005282

  • Longitude: 151.2735226864

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Watagan Creek Road to Congewai Valley Track Head is a 12.6km, grade 4 One way hike located in Watagan State Forest New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 5 hrs 30 mins to complete.


This section of the Great North Walk starts from the Watagan Creek Road and winds north across the valley and up into the Watagan State Forest following the ridge lines around the Flatrock Lookout and down into the Congewai Valley before finishing at the track head at Congewai Valley Road. There are few (and unreliable) water sources in this section so carrying sufficient supplies is necessary.

Download maps and tracknotes for Watagan Creek Road to Congewai Valley Track Head (West) hiking track from wildwalks.com.