Waterfall Creek Trail

Springbrook National Park

Great Walk Trail and Forest Management trail leading to the Waterfall Creek.

Bird Watching
Horses Permitted
Cycling Permitted
Eucalypt Forest
Maximum Elevation
Total Climb

Getting there:

Opposite Numinbah Valley School of Arts (2136 Nerang Murwilumbah Road), follow the Great Walk signs, direction Springbrook


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Route/Trail notes

Follow the Great Walk Trail for about 2km to an intersection with three gates. Straight ahead starts the Numinbah Valley Conservation Area and the Waterfall Creek Trail. You will see a sign stating that it is a 7.6km round trip to this point. Whilst walking on along the trail you will encounter a fork in the road, take the right path (most worn path), and then further along you will reach a second fork. Take the left branch to the end of the track. Then you will head left at the sign and make your way down to the creek. Take your swimmers if you wish as there is a couple of small swimming holes.



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A nice stroll that I'd probably go on regularly if I lived locally but I wouldn't drive over an hour for this one again. Some steep sections with a lot of scree made a bit of slow going but it was a decent walk on what seems like a trail occasionally used by 4wds in parts. The creek was pretty but the water level was down when I was there. There are a lot of interconnected tracks to explore for another time, so that's a positive; as long as you don't get lost. But that seems unlikely.

Kelso on 20 Sep, 2021

Good hike for a shorter one. Good idea to take an offline map as there are lots of places it branches off and it's easy to get off the circuit track.

Kel on 12 Jul, 2021

The stormy weather forecast made for a very quiet day. Impressive moss covered log loading ramp from timber getter times.

Wanderlust on 5 Apr, 2021


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