Watagan Headquarters to Heaton Lookout
  • Length: 8.1km

  • Duration: 4 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Bakers Rd, Quorrobolong

  • End: Heaton Rd, Olney

  • Closest Town: Cessnock

  • Location: Heaton State Forest

  • Distance from state capital: 142 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -32.9756004736

  • Longitude: 151.4117003164


Watagan Headquarters to Heaton Lookout is a 8.1km, grade 4 One way hike located in Heaton State Forest New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4 hrs to complete.


This scenic walk includes dramatic lookouts and time spent in moist cool forest. The walk initially travels on dirt road past Hunter and MacLeanâ’s Lookout before descending into the Wallis Creek catchment. Here the walk traverses underneath many cliffs before crossing Wallis Creek and arriving at Heaton Lookout. A recommended walk with car access either end.

Download maps and tracknotes for Watagan Headquarters to Heaton Lookout hiking track from wildwalks.com.