Rocky Creek Loop (Garigal NP)

Rocky Creek Loop (Garigal NP)
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A partial loop along both sides of Rocky Creek in East Killara (Sydney north), combining two service trails with a short off-track sections. It’s not a very exciting bushwalk, but has the dubious honour of being the the only track I haven’t yet completed in Garigal NP. (Which is not quite true, as I did do part of this track a couple of years ago, but didn’t take many photos.) Starting on Eastern Arterial Road, the start of the track is not particularly enticing. It’s first rocky and then a bit swampy (and gets quite muddy after rain), as it passes the junction with a side-track that goes up to Koola Park.

It gets a bit more pleasant as the service trail heads away from the main road, following the valley above Rocky Creek (which is well below the track). It’s a combination of eucalypt and casuarina forest, with an ocassional patch of ferns. 

After about a kilometre, there’s a junction with another service trail down to .... Continue Reading at Hiking The World

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