Georges Road Rest Area to 125r Lookout

Download & Print Map and Notes

3 hrs 30 mins

4.4 km Return

209 m

Moderate track
This return walk starts from a nice rest area on Georges Road and follows the road along the ridge, passing several great lookout points across the valley, to the quiet little 125r lookout, which provides a nice open clearing that just screams lunch time. Please note that Watagan and Georges Roads are dry weather roads only, if you are unsure, check with the park office before heading out. This walk can be made shorter by driving further along Georges Rd.

Maps for the Georges Road Rest Area to 125r Lookout walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Quorrobolong 1:25 000 Map Series 91322S QUORROBOLONG NSW-91322S
Cessnock 1:50 000 Map Series 91322 CESSNOCK CW-91322
Cessnock 1:100 000 Map Series 9132 CESSNOCK 9132

Cross sectional view of the Georges Road Rest Area to 125r Lookout bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Georges Road Rest Area to 125r Lookout

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 4.4 km
Time 3 hrs 30 mins

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk


Around 1.3km of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 860m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 2.2km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


This whole walk, 2.2km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 2.2km requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 2.2km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 2.2km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Georges Road Rest Area to 125r Lookout walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Georges Road Rest Area to 125r Lookout walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Georges Road Rest Area to 125r Lookout walk starts and ends at the Northern rest area (gps: -32.973467, 151.34537)
Your main transport option to Northern rest area is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



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* KML (google earth file)
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Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂