Euroka is a great place to take overseas visitors for a picnic, as you’re almost guaranteed to see kangaroos. The site of an ancient volcanic vent formed at least 150 million years ago, these days Euroka is a small valley with fertile soil and grassy clearings. This track makes a circuit that starts and finishes at Euroka, visiting the Nepean River along the way.
Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Distance: 3.2 kilometres circuit
Ascent/descent: 135 metres descent, 135 metres ascent
Weather: Avoid in hot weather, ideal in spring and autumn
Closest public transport: Glenbrook railway station, 5.5 kilometres away
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Points of interest: Aboriginal heritage, Bennetts Ridge, camping, Euroka, grinding grooves, kangaroos, Nepean River, Oaks Fire Trail