NSW State forest are ready for you
There are many interesting and challenging walking and hiking trails incorporating magnificent scenery and natural features in State forests in NSW.
Distances range from a few hundred metres to several hundred kilometres with varying degrees of difficulty.
Many popular walks such as the Great North Walk from Sydney to Newcastle and the Six Foot Track in the Blue Mountains administered by Crown Lands and pass through State forests.
Before you go
Take a look at important information when visiting state forests for tips on safety and sustainable recreation.
Plan your trip carefully, never walk alone and ensure someone knows your whereabouts.
Remember, permits are required from Forestry Corporation for commercial activities and most organised events in State forests.
Where can I go hiking and bushwalking?
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Includes: Armidale Forest Park
Includes: Deltaforce Paintball
Includes: Twelve Sixty Flora Reserve
Includes: Paddy's River Dam; Blowering Dam Foreshore (currently closed); Hume and Hovell Walking track; Pilot Hill Arboretum; Paling Yards
Includes: Bodalla Forest Rest Area; Kianga Rainforest Walk; Wagonga Scenic Drive
Includes: Bondi Forest Lodge
Includes: Basket Swamp visitor area; Basket Swamp Falls
Includes: Burrawan Picnic Area; Old Bottlebutt
Includes: Campbells Island
Includes: Allyn River Forest Rest Area; Peach Tree; White Rock; Old Camp; Mount Allyn; Ladies Well; Dobbie Rim; Pademelon; Allyn River Rainforest Walking Track
Includes: Telegherry Forest Park; Frying Pan Creek; Currawong Camping Area; Coachwood Camping Area
Includes: Calgaroo Picnic Area; Shepherds Picnic Area; Swains Picnic Area; Bellamy Picnic Area
Includes: Crooked Creek Picnic area
Includes: Mountain Biking in Glenwood State Forest
Includes: Bicentennial Trail
Includes: Heaton Forest Park; Heaton Lookout; Hunter Lookout; Mcleans Lookout; Watagan Headquaters
Includes: Longworth's Tramline; Swans Crossing
Includes: Koondrook State Forest
Includes: Mountain Biking in Lidsdale State Forest
Includes: Maginnity's Historical Walking Trail; Hume and Hovell Walking track
Includes: Abbotts Falls; Casuarina; Rock Lily; The Basin; The Pines Camping Area; The Pines Walking Trail; The Pines Picnic Area; Turpentine; Old Mill Picnic Area; Olney Headquarters
Includes: Includes: Forest Sky Pier, Sealy Lookout, Korora Lookout, Halfway Picnic Point.; Sealy Lookout
Includes: Moonan Brook Forestry Cottage; Moonan Outlook; The Firs Picnic Area
Includes: Arboretum trail; Banksia Picnic Area; Bellbird trail; Cabbage Tree Trail; Stoney Creek Trail; Strickland Falls Trail
Includes: Wattle Flat Picnic Area; Wattle Flat Camping Area
Includes: Mary's Park; Sunny Corner Arboretum
Includes: Fern Gully Walking Trail; Hopkin's Pond; Lowden Forest Park; Tallaganda Forest Drive
Includes: Macquarie Woods
Includes: Sam's Camp; Wootton Historical Railway Walk; Trestle Bridge