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Lands walking tracks and other trails

Did you know that the Department of Industry - Lands & Forestry (the Department) manage some of the best known walking tracks in NSW? With hundreds of kilometers of trails through stunning scenery, why not try one of the following tracks for a weekend bushwalk or a hiking adventure.

Highwire bridge over Six Foot Track

(picture: Highwire bridge over the Six Foot Track)

The Hume and Hovell Track

Extending over 425 km between Yass and Albury, follow in the famous footsteps of early explorers Hamilton Hume and William Hovell. Discover the natural attractions of the Southern Highlands, camp at Lake Burrinjuck or Blowering Reservoir, visit one of the many picnic and BBQ areas, or just experience the native flora and fauna.

The Great North Walk

Stretching for 250kms between Sydney and Newcastle, this walk offers many entry and exits points along the way allowing all levels of walks from an hour to a week! With ever changing scenery and campsites along the way from the coast to the bush, this walk is a great adventure!

The Six Foot Track

Linking Katoomba with the Jenolan Caves; this 45km track winds through some of the most stunning native bushland in NSW. Following the original horse track route used in 1884, this walk is steeped in history and can take up to three days to walk. There are however shorter walk options.

The Wiradjuri Walking Track

This 30km east walking trail loops around the town of Wagga Wagga. Suitable for people of all ages, this walk is the perfect way to discover the natural beauty and heritage of this regional centre.

Abrahams Bosom Tracks

This scenic 9km coastal track passing through coastal heath and sandstone cliffs with magnificent coastline views is only a 35 minute drive from Nowra and well worth the walk.

The Bicentennial National Trail

This multi use (non-motorised) trail follows the Great Dividing Range - traversing through NSW between Cooktown in northern Queensland and Healseville near Melbourne in Victoria.

The trail is managed as a partnership between the Department and a Volunteer based organisation. The 5530 km trail uses many Crown Reserves for campsites and access points along the way.

 
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