Sharpes Creek Walking Track
Biripi & Worimi Country

1 h 30 min to 2 h 30 min

4.2 km
circuit

↑ 225 m
↓ -225 m

Hard track
Starting from Gloucester River campground this circuit walk follows the Sharpes Creek through rainforest and gum forest area. Once you reach Gloucester Tops Road, you can continue along it to make it a loop, or retrace your steps the way you came. Let us begin by acknowledging the Biripi & Worimi people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. 
Show all
Downloads GPX PDF

+
-
Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
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.
+
-
Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start At the intersection of Sharpes Creek Track & Gloucester Tops Road (-32.0576996,151.6844115)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom The Bucketts Way, 2
  • Turn on to Gloucester Tops Road then drive for 6.2 km
  • Turn left onto Gloucester Tops Road and drive for another 15.5 km
  • Turn sharp left onto Gloucester Tops Road and drive for another 9.3 km
+
-
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
At the intersection of Sharpes Creek Track & Gloucester Tops Road Start heading along Gloucester Tops Road (a vehicle track).
After another 15 m (at the intersection of Gloucester Tops Road & Sharpes Creek Track) veer right, to head along Sharpes Creek Track (a walking track).
After another 350 m cross the ford.
After another 155 m cross the ford.
After another 70 m cross the ford.
After another 1.3 km (at the intersection of Gloucester Tops Road & Sharpes Creek Track) turn left, to head along Gloucester Tops Road (a vehicle track).
After another 1.6 km head through/around the gate.
After another 3 m turn left.
After another 265 m pass the toilet (5 m on your left).
After another 95 m continue straight, to head along Gloucester Tops Road.
After another 100 m pass the sign (7 m on your left).
After another 65 m pass the sign (5 m on your left).
After another 90 m come to a BBQ.
About 50 m past the end is a toilet.
Then pass the sign (9 m on your right).
Then come to the "Gloucester River Camping Area" (25 m on your left).
There is a fee to use this campsite.
After another 55 m (at the intersection of Gloucester Tops Road & Sharpes Creek Track) continue straight, to head along Gloucester Tops Road.
After another 6 m come to the end.
+
-
Terrain
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Sharpes Creek Walking Track


Grading
Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 4.2 km
Time 1 h 30 min to 2 h 30 min
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Camp site: There is one 4.1 km from the start.

Toilet: There are 2 on route, on average they are 1.4 km apart with the largest gap of 3.8 km.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
3.8 km[toilet]
Camp site
4.1 kmGloucester River Camping Area
Toilet
4.3 km[toilet]
+
-
Reviews & Feedback
Share your experience
+
-
Weather & Alerts
Check forecasts & closures
Show Full Weather
Alerts and Closures
Show all alerts
Show all alerts
Show all alerts
+
-
Other Journeys
Discover nearby and similar journeys
Similar Journeys
Nearby Journeys
Some of the information and maps on this page was generated using data from the awesome © OpenStreetMap contributors.
Please see how you can embed some widgets, access data and other stuff to that might be helpful.