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Best trails in New South Wales

17,941 Reviews
Trying to find the best New South Wales trails? AllTrails has 1,214 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Sydney, Blue Mountains or Blue Mountains National Park, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 538 moderate trails in New South Wales ranging from 0.6 to 70.5 miles and from 0 to 7,283 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in New South Wales
Top trails (1214)
#1 - Grand Canyon Track
Blue Mountains National Park
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 2 h 8 m
Waterfalls, ferns, and amazing views define the popular Grand Canyon Track. This is a challenging but short hike through lush vegetation that takes you along a series of ledges that make up this WorldShow more
#2 - Spit Bridge to Manly Walk
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 2 h 50 m
This route can be done in either direction, but most people go from Spit Bridge to Manly. The trail can get a bit dusty in summer, and doesn’t offer much shade so wear plenty of sunscreen! Feeling enShow more
#3 - Bondi Beach to Coogee Beach Walk
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 2 h 53 m
A must do if you are in Sydney. The trail can certainly be crowded, but this is easily overcome by the jaw dropping vistas at every turn. There is great bus service to both Bondi and Coogee. Apply plShow more
#4 - Lane Cove Riverside Walk
Lane Cove National Park
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 2 h 54 m
This is a great family friendly track that will make you feel like you’re out of the city even though you’re right in it! There is plenty of shade and light breezes accompanied by wildlife like ducks Show more
#5 - Kiama Coast Walk
Kiama, New South Wales, Australia
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Length: 12.3 mi • Est. 5 h 38 m
The name of this walk comes from its Indigenous name, Kiarama, meaning 'place where the sea makes a noise'. This is a beautiful coastal walk with undulating greenery, where farmland meets the Tasman SShow more
#6 - North Head via Blue Fish Track
Sydney Harbour National Park
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 20 m
A stunning walk through coastal heath with a views of Sydney Harbour, the city skyline, South Head, and Manly Beach. Walk clockwise and take a dip at Little Manly Point on your return (calm, harbour sShow more
#7 - Warrimoo Track to Bobbin Head Track
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 57 m
This route is an easy day trip from Sydney. The trail is quite rocky so be prepared with adequate footwear and the route doesn't have much signage so some navigating might be necessary at times.Show more
#8 - Royal National Park: The Coast Track
Royal National Park
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Length: 16 mi • Est. 8 h 35 m
The Royal National Park is rich in cultural heritage, as the second oldest National Park in the world for its biodiversity and beauty. However, prior to the arrival of Europeans, for thousands of yearShow more
#9 - Jerusalem Bay Track: Cowan to Brooklyn
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 4 h 17 m
This route is just an hour drive from Sydney and well worth the time! This route can be done in either direction, but most people choose the route shown on this page - Cowan to Brooklyn. The opposite Show more
#10 - West Head Lookout to Resolute Beach and Great Mackerel Beach
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h
This track is a great spot to escape Sydney and get some privacy. This mostly shaded track accesses 2 incredible beaches on a track easy enough for the whole family. There is no cafe or toilets at ResShow more
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