the wang wauk state forest is located to the north of bulahdelah and connects the great lakes hinterland with the coast.
The forest has a strong connection to the regions timber industry and has numerous trails and tracks that will have walkers, riders of 4WD enthusiasts exploring for days.
There is abundant animal life throughout the forest. Within the State Forest you will find Sam's Camp which has a small picnic and car-parking area located at the start of the Wootton Historical Railway Walk.
The Wootton Historical Railway Walk is a 6 km walk from Sam's Camp Picnic Area, with Wang Wauk Forest Way marking its halfway point. The first section of the walk takes in rainforest and cleared, grassy areas used by logging vehicles in the early 1900s. The walk follows remnants of old logging railways and bridges, passing by waterfalls, creeks and through gully rainforest and magnificent regrowth flooded gums, before finishing at the remains of the Trestle Bridge. This walk is maintained by Forests NSW and The Wootton Community Network.