Olney State Forest

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  • Address: Watagan Forest Road, Laguna, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 08:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Forest, Trail, Camp, Walking Area, Leisure, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Nature

The Olney State Forest is an ideal place for camping and picnicking. The perfect getaway for nature lovers, the forest has several camping areas and nature trails suitable walking and biking. The Pines Picnic area, which is the most popular area in the forest, has a trail that leads to the Abbot Falls. The Casuarina Camping Area accommodates caravans and trailers and is located close to several trails. The Rock Lily Trail is a picturesque walk among rock lilies, geebungs and ferns. The Basin Camping area is open and grassy with easy access and a flowing creek that can be used for swimming in warmer months.

Olney State Forest Travel Tips

  • The trails are not maintained and visitors are advised to be cautious.
  • Ensure you carry enough food, refreshments and other important supplies.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothing that is weather appropriate.

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  • Olney State Forest Address: Watagan Forest Road, Laguna, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
  • Olney State Forest Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Olney State Forest(preferred time): 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Olney State Forest: 08:00 Hrs
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  • 91.35% of people who visit Cessnock include Olney State Forest in their plan

  • 33.33% of people start their Olney State Forest visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 8 Hrs to see Olney State Forest

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Olney State Forest

People normally club together Shelly Beach and Eraring Power Station while planning their visit to Olney State Forest.

People also prefer to end their day with Olney State Forest.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Olney State Forest Reviews & Ratings

Olney state forest
  • Is this where the rock pools suppose to be, the only water we found was at basin campground and that didn't look nice, lots of mossies

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