Best trails in New South Wales

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Trying to find the best New South Wales trails? AllTrails has 1,016 great hiking trails, 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. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 476 easy trails in New South Wales ranging from 1 to 53.3 km and from 0 to 1,655 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Spit Bridge to Manly Walk
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Length: 9.5 km • 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
#2 - Bondi Beach to Coogee Beach Walk
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Length: 14.3 km • Est. 4 h 3 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
#3 - Grand Canyon Track
Blue Mountains National Park
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Length: 5.8 km • 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
#4 - North Head via Blue Fish Track
Sydney Harbour National Park
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Length: 11.3 km • 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
#5 - Kiama Coast Walk
Kiama, New South Wales, Australia
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Length: 19.8 km • Est. 5 h 38 m
This is a beautiful coastal walk easy enough for the whole family. The route is a point-to-point so you can turn around and return to the start whenever you like. There is no shade throughout so definShow more
#6 - Royal National Park: The Coast Track
Royal National Park
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Length: 25.7 km • Est. 8 h 35 m
This is an incredible trek just an hour drive from Sydney. Some determined folks choose to do it in one long day, while others prefer to backpack it overnight. The route offers great views, camping spShow more
#7 - Warrimoo Track to Bobbin Head Track
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
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Length: 9.7 km • Est. 2 h 57 m
This route is an easy day trip from Sydney. The trail is quite rocky so bring some good shoes! Users have reported that the route doesn't have much signage, so download a map ahead of time!Show more
#8 - Jerusalem Bay Track: Cowan to Brooklyn
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
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Length: 13.2 km • 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
#9 - Mount Warning Summit Track
Wollumbin (Mount Warning) National Park
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Length: 8.7 km • Est. 3 h 32 m
This route offers incredible views and a great work out. Allot around 5-6 hours to complete the whole thing. Start early as it can get busy on weekends! Beware there is a scramble with chains at the Show more
#10 - The Bay Run
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Length: 9.0 km • Est. 2 h 27 m
This is a great circuit for those looking for some exercise. It's a paved path used by runners, cyclists, and everything in between. You won't find isolation here, but if you're looking for an easy exShow more
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