The Perimeter Trail to Wilkins Viewpoint
Guringai Country

1 h 45 min to 2 h

5.5 km
return

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Moderate track
This Perimeter Trail walk to Wilkins Viewpoint, near Terrey Hills offers a beautiful view into the waters of Cowan Creek. The setting and views at Wilkins Viewpoint are worth the walking, which is mostly along wide trails. This is a good walk in which to see some typical Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park scenery. Let us begin by acknowledging the Guringai people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. 
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Cullamine Rd and Perimeter Trail near Terrey Hills. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Cullamine Rd and Perimeter Trail near Terrey Hills. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Horse riding on Cullamine Rd near Terrey Hills. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Cullamine Rd near Terrey Hills. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2007.
Cullamine Rd near Terrey Hills. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Cullamine Rd near Terrey Hills. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Locked gate on western end of Perimeter Trail. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Perimeter Trail sign near Terrey Hills. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Horse riding information sign near Terrey Hills. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Perimeter Trail near Terrey Hills. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Perimeter Trail near Terrey Hills. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Perimeter Trail near Terrey Hills. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2007.
Long Trail sign on Perimeter Trail. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2007.
Perimeter Trail near Terrey Hills. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Perimeter Trail near Terrey Hills. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Wilkin's Track near Terrey Hills. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
The sandy Wilkin's Track near Terrey Hills. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Wilkins Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Wilkins Track near Terrey Hills. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Trees on Wilkin's Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
Wax Flowers (Eriostemon australis) on Wilkins Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
'Walkers only' sign on Wilkins Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2007.
'Walkers only' sign on Wilkins Track. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
View from Wilkins Viewpoint into Cowan Creek. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2007.
Wilkins Viewpoint looking north into Cowan Creek. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2007.
Approach to Wilkins Viewpoint. | Photo by Matt McClelland (wildwalks), 2010.
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Safer Bushwalks
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Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start At the intersection of Cullamine Road & Bulara Street (-33.6640826,151.1887753)
Mode Car (There is free parking available.)
DirectionsFrom
  • Turn on to McCarrs Creek Road then drive for 25 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 1 onto Booralie Road and drive for another 4.3 km
  • Turn right onto Eurabba Road and drive for another 540 m
  • Turn right onto Mallawa Road and drive for another 630 m
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Getting started
From the intersection, this walk follows the unsealed public road gently downhill away from the 'Callamine Trail' sign for about 150m (crossing a culverted creek halfway). This walk turns left at a three-way intersection, coming to a locked gate with a 'Perimeter Trail 7.1km One-Way' sign.....
Turn map Directions & comments
At the intersection of Cullamine Road & Bulara Street Start heading along Cullamine Road (a vehicle track).
After another 135 m turn left, to head along Cullamine Road.
After another 50 m pass the car park (7 m on your left).
Then head through/around the gate.
After another 140 m pass the sign (20 m on your left).
After another 580 m continue straight, to head along Perimeter Trail.
After another 20 m (at the intersection of Perimeter Trail & Long Track) continue straight, to head along Perimeter Trail.
After another 1.2 km (at the intersection of Perimeter Trail & Wilkins Track) turn left, to head along Wilkins Track.
After another 600 m come to a gate.
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 2.8 km to get back to the start.
"Wilkins Track Lookout".
Wilkins Track Lookout
Wilkins Track Lookout

The Wilkins Track Lookout of Terrey Hills, offers good views over Cowan Creek after a short, mostly level walk. Wilkins Track Lookout consists of an unfenced level sandstone platform with the ground dropping away dramatically to the north, offering fabulous views through trees down over Cowan Creek.
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The Wilkins Track Lookout of Terrey Hills, offers good views over Cowan Creek after a short, mostly level walk. Wilkins Track Lookout consists of an unfenced level sandstone platform with the ground dropping away dramatically to the north, offering fabulous views through trees down over Cowan Creek.

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The Perimeter Trail to Wilkins Viewpoint


Grading
Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 5.5 km
Time 1 h 45 min to 2 h
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
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