Canoelands Ridge Walking Track

8 h, 10 h to 2 days

20.6 km

↑ 939 m
↓ -939 m

Hard track
Take this return walk in Marramarra National Park to enjoy a long day of walking in pristine nature, close to the Hawkesbury River. If you want, you can stay overnight at Gentlemans Halt campground. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
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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 (-33.496257,151.0862856)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Old Northern Road
  • Turn on to Canoelands Road then drive for 7.8 km
  • Turn sharp left onto Canoelands Ridge Trail and drive for another 15 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Find the gate at the start.
After another 2.3 km continue straight.
After another 450 m continue straight.
After another 2.2 km continue straight.
After another 470 m continue straight.
After another 1.2 km continue straight.
After another 1.3 km turn left.
After another 2.4 km come to "Gentlemans Halt".
Campsite managed byNSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. This is a free campsite.
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 10.3 km to get back to the start.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Canoelands Ridge Walking Track

Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 20.6 km
Time 8 h, 10 h to 2 days
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Camp site: There is one 10.4 km from the start.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Camp site
10.4 kmGentlemans Halt
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