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The Koolewong Track (koolewong is an Aboriginal word for koala, ‘though there are none left in this area) is one of the shortest walks at West Head. However, it leads to one of the best lookouts over Hawkesbury River toward Patonga and Lion island.

Lookouts
Coastal
Eucalypt Forest
80m
Maximum Elevation
60m
Total Climb

Getting there

Start opposite Resolute Picnic area near the end of West Head Road

Maps

9130-1N Broken Bay (1:25,000)

Route/Trail notes

The track starts opposite the Resolute Picnic Area entrance, and heads down through eucalyptus forest before reaching a bench at the lookout. You can scramble further around the rocks for some more nice rocky outcrops and an even better view.

Permits/Costs

National Parks Pass or entry fee at gate ($13 in 2019)

Other References

https://hikingtheworld.blog/2019/03/31/koolewong-track-west-head/

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