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Mount Sugarloaf has several walking tracks leading from the car parks to the picnic areas and lookouts or to the summit of Mount Sugarloaf. Magnificent views of Lake Macquarie and the surrounding Hunter areas can be viewed from Mount Sugarloaf.

It is also a popular spot for families, with picnic, BBQ and public toilet facilities available.

Overlooking the cities of Lake Macquarie and Newcastle, Mount Sugarloaf is home to the television and radio transmitters that broadcast into the Hunter Region and can be seen from many vantage points across the city.

Location: Mount Sugarloaf, West Wallsend Type: 1 Linear & 2 Loop Tracks Distance: 275 metres to 1.6 km Difficulty: Moderate Start Point: From any of the car parks Facilities: Picnic area, bbqs, lookout, parking Access: Mount Sugarloaf Rd, West Wallsend Cost: No cost associated with these walks

Map & Directions

Mt Sugarloaf Road, West Wallsend NSW