One of the best kept secrets in the Northern Territory and only a one hour drive from Darwin, Litchfield National Park offers runners with a sense of adventure an opportunity to explore the area’s scenic and geographic contrasts. Hikers and ambitious trail runners head to the park for the Tabletop Track — 39 km hike that explores Australia’s top end. But there are also some options for shorter, more manageable runs. This list of well-signposted ‘short walks’ is a great resource for running opportunities in the park. There’s something for all abilities. Some of our favorites are below.
Good swimming options for a post-run treat! And runners who want to get their heart rate up can do the 160 stairs from the main track to the plunge pool.