Summary: Accessible from the Chiltern Trail or from Chiltern Road, a short climb gets you to the McCowen Trig Station. There's some filtered views from the trig station.

The McCowen Trig Station is on a ridge above the Chiltern Trail, and reached via a short off-track climb. The concrete plinth is still in good condition, despite being surrounded by bush that’s been recently burnt.

McCowen Trig Station
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There’s only a glimpse of the ocean from the modern concrete pedestal, but from just below the trig station there are some nice views of Coal and Candle creek to the north-west.

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Secrets of the Chiltern Trail (Ku-ring-gai NP) | Hiking the World · August 23, 2021 at 2:21 pm

[…] last detour is up to another outcrop near the start of the Chiltern Trail, to find the McCowen trig (TS3018 MCCOWEN). It’s another clamber up onto the rocks, where the top is covered by low […]

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