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MacDonald River Bushwalk is a 20.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Howes Valley, New South Wales, Australia that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and backpacking and is accessible year-round.

Length 20.9 mi Elevation gain 2,903 ft Route type Loop








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This is an off-trail bushwalk. The entire route is along the bed of the Howes Valley Creek and Macdonald River (except for a short section along the main road linking the start and end points of the walk). Most of the route is sandy creek walking, with the occasional small waterfall / cascade and boulders. There are plenty of camping spots along the river.

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Joe G
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walking in a creek bed... prepare for wet feet when it's running, like it was last weekend. Nice if you're prepared.