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Heathcote National Park...
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This walk explores the heart of Heathcote National Park and is easily accessed with a train station at either end. Although relatively close to the start of the walk Kingfisher Pool next to Heathcote Creek is a great spot to break and enjoy the park. Mirang Pool at the northern end also offers an opportunity to cool down before the last walk up the hill.
About the region
Visit Heathcote National Park at Waterfall, Sydney for self-sufficient bushwalking or camping. The park is easily accessed from Sydney CBD and Royal National Park, making for a great daytrip. The park consists of 2,679 hectares of woodland, predominantly dry schlerophyll forest on the ridges and low heath in the wetter areas. The Hawkesbury sandstone has been carved up by various watercourses like Heathcote Creek, Kingfisher Creek and Myuna Creek, creating deep valleys. The Hawkesbury sandstone has created a sandy, infertile soil that is typical of the Sydney region.