Travel Guide | Sugar Pine Walk (Laurel Hill)

The Sugar Pine Walk is in the Bago State forest, and the forest is in Laurel Hill, between Tumbarumba and Batlow. Laurel Hill is a village in the southern part of New South Wales (NSW) and is a magical place to visit.

How to get there?

By Car

The best way to get to Laurel Hill is by road. Laurel Hill is about 480 kilometres (5 hours drive by car) from Sydney.

By Public transport

There are buses and trains that run between Laurel Hill and Sydney.

Bus

The bus travels from Central train station to Gundagai. And there are different buses that run between Gundagai and Laurel Hill.

Train

The train travels from Central station to Cootamudra train station. And one can catch a bus from Cootamudra to Laurel Hill.

Sugar Pine Walk

Sugar Pine Walk, in Bago State Forest, is a spectacular walk. The trees in the forest are huge and provide a great opportunity for amazing pictures. The history goes that these plants were planted in late 1920s and were over 2 hectares. The easy Sugar Pine walk is only about 500 metres and it is definitely a walk to remember. More information can be found on the VisitNSW website.

My visit

Mid last year, my friends and I planned for a road trip only to visit the Sugar Pine Forest. The forest is undoubtedly beautiful and it lives up to the expectations. The best time to visit the forest is at sunrise or sunset.

Even though it is extremely cold during winters, I believe that it is a fairy tale come alive during winters.

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