An informal bushwalking trail connecting two firetrails in Brisbane Waters National Park passes the Mega Cave – an enormous shelter under a tall cliff. Some navigation skills essential.
A relatively short and easy ranger-guided bushwalk at Muogamarra, the Bird Gully Walk descends into a valley where it crosses Muogamarra Creek. You’ll see wildflowers, birdlife and some Aboriginal grinding grooves,
The relatively unknown Wedgewood Fire Trail in Cowan ends at a large rock platform, which offers filtered bush views. It’s not the most exciting trail, but offers some great wildflower displays in Spring.
A long day bushwalk along ridges towards the Sheep Trig, deep in the Wollemi National Park. The route passes some cool sandstone formations and masses of post-bushfire wildflowers.
A short but very picturesque walk along Green Point Creek near Pearl Beach, which passes a waterfall and tranquil waterhole.
A short, off-track bushwalk in Wollemi National Park off the Box Tree Clearing Trail (Lilavale Track), to visit and record a shelter with Aboriginal hand stencils.
An exploratory walk out along Shark Rock Ridge to Want Trig, with some stunning views over Cowan Creek. There is a rough trail all the way along the ridge, although some navigation skills and a topo map are essential.
A very short walk on an unmarked trail takes you to the top of Elephant Rock, which offers some of the best views on the Central Coast.