Watagan Forestry HQ campsite to Heaton Gap
  • Length: 12.5km

  • Duration: 6 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Bakers Rd, Quorrobolong

  • End: 1549 Leggetts Dr, Brunkerville

  • Closest Town: Cooranbong

  • Location: Heaton State Forest

  • Distance from state capital: 142 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -32.9756004736

  • Longitude: 151.4117003164

Trail Access

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Ample Parking

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Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

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Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

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Dog Friendly

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Watagan Forestry HQ campsite to Heaton Gap is a 12.5km, grade 4 One way hike located in Heaton State Forest New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 6 hrs to complete.


This walk starts from the Watagan Forestry HQ campsite and follows the Great North Walk through the Watagan State Forest. The walk then heads out to Heaton lookout and down the long descent into Heaton Gap passing several more fantastic lookouts and picnic areas on the way. The walk finishes at Heaton Gap on Freemans drive just opposite the Watagan Forest Motel.

Download maps and tracknotes for Watagan Forestry HQ campsite to Heaton Gap hiking track from wildwalks.com.