MODERATE to HARD (Sy>Nl) 28.3 km. Tough Great North Walking.
Flat Rock Lookout (33° 0′ 10″S, 151° 16′ 17″E) to Watagan Road (32° 58′ 5″S, 151° 23′ 41″E)
Day 1: From Flat Rock Lookout in the north west of the Watagan Mountains along the Watagan Track through parts of the Corragare, Heaton and Awaba State Forests with eucalypt woods and patches of rich rainforest, following the Congewai Valley.
Day 2: Climbing from the valley floor to cross the Myall and Sugarloaf Ranges with look-outs revealing panoramic views of the Lower Hunter Valley and the Central Coast. Finally following the ridge exiting onto Watagan Road west of the Watagan campsite.
Hear about when Aliens flew over this area -- reallly! Chapter 15 of Companion book.
Watch out for snakes in the Congewai valley and beware ticks & leeches! Read safely tips in Great North Walk Companion Chapter 5. For more mystery -- watch the movie.
snakes, ticks, leeches, NSW Forestry, Congewai, Great North Road