Blue Gum Walk

New South Wales

Blue Gum Loop - also called Joe's Mountain Circuit - is a short, popular and very scenic circuit near Hornsby through Berowra Valley Regional Park, passing the Fishponds on Berowra Creek and Washtub on Waitara Creek. It's been recognised by the Sydney Morning Herald in 2015 as one of the “Six of the best bushwalks” in Sydney. A great family walk.

Eucalypt Forest
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Getting there

Rosemead Road Picnic Area (end of Rosemead Road). Or 1.2km (one-way) walk from Hornsby railway station


Walk is clearly signposted. Hornsby Council has a basic map of the walk:

9130-4S Hornsby (1:25K)

Route/Trail notes

A circular loop that descends to Berowra Creek to The Fishponds, then follows Berowra and Waitara Creeks through a shaded valley The track then ascends to a ridge, before merging with the Ginger Meggs Firetrail and descending again to Waitara Creek. Last 600m is along the road to complete the loop. 



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