Tops to Myall Heritage Trail

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The Tops to Myall Heritage Trail is a 220 km walking track in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. The track starts on the sub-alpine plateau of the Barrington Tops National Park and gradually descends to the coast through the Myall Lakes National Park and ends at the seaside town of Tea Gardens.

Hunter Region Region in New South Wales, Australia

The Hunter Region, also commonly known as the Hunter Valley, is a region of New South Wales, Australia, extending from approximately 120 km (75 mi) to 310 km (193 mi) north of Sydney. It contains the Hunter River and its tributaries with highland areas to the north and south. Situated at the northern end of the Sydney Basin bioregion, the Hunter Valley is one of the largest river valleys on the NSW coast, and is most commonly known for its wineries and coal industry.

New South Wales State of Australia

New South Wales is a state on the east coast of Australia. It borders Queensland to the north, Victoria to the south, and South Australia to the west. Its coast borders the Tasman Sea to the east. The Australian Capital Territory is an enclave within the state. New South Wales' state capital is Sydney, which is also Australia's most populous city. In September 2018, the population of New South Wales was over 8 million, making it Australia's most populous state. Just under two-thirds of the state's population, 5.1 million, live in the Greater Sydney area. Inhabitants of New South Wales are referred to as New South Welshmen.

Barrington Tops National Park Protected area in New South Wales, Australia

The Barrington Tops National Park is a protected national park located in the Hunter Valley, approximately 200 kilometres (120 mi) north of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia. Gazetted in 1969, the 76,512-hectare (189,070-acre) park is situated between Scone, Singleton, Dungog, Gloucester and East Gresford.

Walking

The track has 10 designated campsites and takes 11 days to walk. The suggested itinerary is as follows:

  1. Lagoon Pinch to Wombat Creek, 10 km
  2. To Munro Hut (private hut - donation requested), 20 km
  3. To Mountaineer (camp), 24 km
  4. To Log Dump (camp), 28 km
  5. To Wards River (in Craven State Forest), 28 km
  6. To Little River Campsite, 25 km
  7. To Shorty's Camp, 25 km
  8. To Korseman's Landing, 27 km
  9. To Bombah Point, 7 km (mornings walk), shops
  10. To Brambles Green, 16 km
  11. To Hawks Nest Surf Club, 20 km


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