Mt Sugarloaf Green Track

Download & Print Map and Notes

1 hr 30 mins

1.8 km Circuit

73 m

Moderate track
This longer walk travels though gentle forest, with many opportunities for picnics. Primarily in forest, this walk occasionally offers views out to the surrounding plains. The side trip to the western viewpoint (unfenced) is particularly recommended as the views are fabulous. This walk is mostly flat or gently undulating and therefore would be good for families. A recommended walk.

Maps for the Mt Sugarloaf Green Track 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.
Wallsend 1:25 000 Map Series 92323S WALLSEND NSW-92323S
Newcastle 1:100 000 Map Series 9232 NEWCASTLE 9232

Cross sectional view of the Mt Sugarloaf Green Track bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Mt Sugarloaf Green Track

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 1.8 km
Time 1 hr 30 mins

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
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 1.6km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 160m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 1.5km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 310m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


Around 910m of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 860m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 1.2km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 580m requires some bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 1.8km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 1.4km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 390m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Mt Sugarloaf Green Track walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Mt Sugarloaf Green Track walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Mt Sugarloaf Green Track walk starts and ends at the Mt Sugarloaf Carpark (gps: -32.890649, 151.53942)
Your main transport option to Mt Sugarloaf Carpark 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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Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

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 🙂