Rouse Hill Estate walk

Download & Print Map and Notes

45 mins

1.8 km Return

21 m

Easy track
This walk is a great way to step back in time and explore the old Rouse Hill Estate. There are optional side trips that take you to some well-equipped picnic areas if you have the extra time. The walk mostly follows wide grassy trails and gives you good views of the whole estate. There are a series of information signs that help give you a deeper understanding of the history of the area. A pleasant stroll around an old farm site.

Maps for the Rouse Hill Estate walk walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Riverstone 1:25 000 Map Series 90301S RIVERSTONE NSW-90301S
Penrith 1:100 000 Map Series 9030 PENRITH 9030

Cross sectional view of the Rouse Hill Estate walk bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Rouse Hill Estate walk

Accessibility summary information for the Rouse Hill Estate walk

Parking: There are 0 designated accessible parking areas on this walk.
Toilets: There are 1 designated accessible toilets on this walk.
Seats: There are 3 places to sit on this walk. They are on average 450m apart, with a maximum gap of 900m.
Hazards: There are 0 specific noteable accessability related hazards on this walk.

Accessibility Details


Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 1.8 km
Time 45 mins
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Grade 2/6



Easy track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 670m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 240m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 900m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 900m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 900m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 900m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 900m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Rouse Hill Estate walk walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Rouse Hill Estate walk walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Rouse Hill Estate walk walk starts and ends at the Rouse Hill main car park (gps: -33.680472, 150.91068)
Your main transport option to Rouse Hill main car park is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
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Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments

 


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Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt :)