Woodford - Oaks trail Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 27km

  • Duration: 3.5hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Woodford Oaks Trail, Blue Mountains National Park

  • End: Woodford Oaks Trail, Blue Mountains National Park

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 83.7 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7353313733332

  • Longitude: 150.487588393333

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Historic Lighthouse

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Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

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Rock Scrambling

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Woodford – Oaks trail is a 27km, grade 3 One Way hike located in the Blue Mountains National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 3.5hrs to complete.

Summary

For an invigorating ride or walk that will work your muscles and clear your head, try Woodford – Oaks trail in Blue Mountains National Park. The track leads from Woodford to Glenbrook and makes a great day out in the mountains for friends or family looking for heart pumping adventure and fresh mountain air.
Take in the expansive scenic views as the medium trail winds through heath, gradually giving way to open forest. Arriving at The Oaks picnic area, named for the nearby casuarinas, enjoy a well-earned lunch. From here, the track continues as a dedicated cycle track with a steep ride up Glenbrook Gorge to the station.
In the warmer months, the aroma of wildflowers and eucalypts mingle to create a heady perfume. It’s also a very popular track for cyclists and runners, and attracts over 850 participants for the annual Woodford to Glenbrook Classic.
Take a virtual tour of Woodford – Oaks trail captured with Google Street View Trekker.

About the Region

Blue Mountains National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions
Blue Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Some parts of the park close overnight; details are provided for specific attractions.
9am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.

Getting There

To Glenbrook Gorge carpark. Woodford – Oaks trail is in the Glenbrook precinct of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there from Woodford Railway Station:The station ramp leads to Railway Parade which you follow (towards Sydney) for 300m. At the junction, turn right into Appian Way for 100m, then left into Parker Street for 80m, then left into Taylor Road. After 50m you’ll see a dirt road on the right with a locked gate.There are signs to identify the park and the trail commences here, however you’ll have to lift your bike over the low fence. Park entry points Glenbrook Gorge carpark See on map Woodford Oaks Trail carpark See on map Parking Parking is available. Helpful note: many riders park their cars at Glenbrook Railway Station (where the trail ends) and catch the train up to Woodford.

Tips

Check the weather before you set out as this cycling trail can become boggy when it rains.
Drinking water is available just inside the gate to this trail, at a tap installed by NPWS. Please use this tap to fill your water bottles rather than the neighbours’ garden taps.
There is limited mobile reception in this park
The weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable, please ensure you are well prepared for your visit.


Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.

The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.

 

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