Glenrock Lagoon, Newcastle

4.6
#5 of 11 in Nature in Greater Newcastle
Glenrock Lagoon, an intermediate freshwater small coastal creek, is located within the Lake Macquarie local government area in the Newcastle and Hunter regions of New South Wales, Australia. The lake is located near the Newcastle suburbs of Adamstown and Dudley and is situated about north of Sydney.
Drawing its catchment from Flaggy Creek within the Glenrock State Recreation Area and the Awabakal Nature Reserve, the small lagoon is quite shallow with an average depth of. It is connected with the Tasman Sea through a tidal channel. Glenrock Lagoon has a catchment area of and a surface area of 0.1km2. The boundary of the lagoon is approximately 11km, length (east to west) of 4.1km and width varying from 0.6km at the coast to 0.35km in the centre.
There are 3 sub-catchments areas, Little Flaggy Creek in the north, Flaggy Creek in the centre and a small unnamed creek in the southeast. Two of the main tributaries are, Flaggy Creek (approx 4km in length) and Little Flaggy Creek (also shown on some maps as Glenrock Creek). On a Map of the Parish of Kahibah dated 1887, Little Flaggy Creek was named "First Flaggy Creek" and Flaggy Creek was known as "Second Flaggy Creek".
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  • A friend of us recommended us this walk and we will be forever thankful. Lovely 7 km walk, along the bush, then the lagoon an dfinalising on the beach! The way was clearly marked and suitable for our ...  more »
  • Good hiking and walking area, but watch on for mountain bikes. Has good tracks and views. Take water and good shoes  more »
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  • Nice view where creek and the sea meet. It is a long walk to the lagoon, so take water. Can be smelly, depending on the time of the year. Once you reach there, it is very relaxing, you will be surprised to find a sitting bench at that location
  • beautiful amazing . everyone should go here at lest ones in there life

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