Narrabeen Lagoon Trail (from Middle Creek)

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2 hrs 30 mins

8.6 km Circuit


105 m

Very easy

The Narrabeen Lagoon Trail is a wonderful and accessible walk on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. The trail is used by walkers, runners cyclists, kids on scooters and people in wheelchairs to explore the stunning bushland and lagoon views. There are bridges over rivers, quiet spots to enjoy the view, cafes to refuel as well as toilets and picnic areas. A quick lap for exercise or take the time enjoy all the facilities along the way.

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Maps for the Narrabeen Lagoon Trail (from Middle Creek) 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.

Mona Vale 1:25 000 Map Series 91301S MONA VALE NSW-91301S
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Narrabeen Lagoon Trail (from Middle Creek) bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Narrabeen Lagoon Trail (from Middle Creek)

Accessibility summary information for the Narrabeen Lagoon Trail (from Middle Creek)

Parking: There are 4 designated accessible parking areas on this walk.
They are on average 2140m apart, with a maximum gap of 3480m.

Toilets: There are 2 designated accessible toilets on this walk.
They are 6390m apart.

Seats: There are 58 places to sit on this walk.
They are on average 150m apart, with a maximum gap of 1990m.

Hazards: There are 2 specific noteable accessability related hazards on this walk.
      Trip Hazard The footpath beside the Boastshed Cafe has an unfenced direct 1m drop into the lagoon. There is a white line marking the edge but no change in texture. Found about 4730m into the walk.
      Trip Hazard A 15cm step on a timber viewing platform with no handrails. Found about 8290m into the 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 8.6 km
Time 2 hrs 30 mins
.

Grade 1/6

Very easy

AS 2156.1 Gradient Flat, no steps (1/6)
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
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

This whole walk, 9km is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 9km follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 9km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 9km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 9km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 9km 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 Narrabeen Lagoon Trail (from Middle Creek) walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Narrabeen Lagoon Trail (from Middle Creek) walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Narrabeen Lagoon Trail (from Middle Creek) walk starts and ends at the Middle Creek Reserve boat ramp (gps: -33.716926, 151.26987)
Your main transport option to Middle Creek Reserve boat ramp is by;

Car. Parking fees apply in the area.
(get details)

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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Bungaroo Track

And Walk






1 hr 30 mins

3.6 km Return


237 m

Hard track

This walk explores a section of bush between Hunter Ave, St Ives, and Middle Harbour Creek. The walk follows a reasonably well defined bush track, passing several rocky outcrops with views across the valley. The walk is named after Bungaroo, a spot of Middle Harbour creek which was described by the first Governor of NSW when he and his party were exploring this area for farmland. Follow these historic footsteps and explore a piece of wonderful bushland.

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Maps for the Bungaroo Track 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.

Hornsby 1:25 000 Map Series 91304S HORNSBY NSW-91304S
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Bungaroo Track bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Bungaroo Track

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 3.6 km
Time 1 hr 30 mins
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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

Gradient

1.1km of this walk has short steep hills and another 470m has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (240m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

1.1km of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely and another 470m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (240m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 1.1km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 710m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 1.5km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 240m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.8km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 1.3km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 480m 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 Bungaroo Track walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Bungaroo Track walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Bungaroo Track walk starts and ends at the Int of Hunter Ave and Founders Way (gps: -33.743155, 151.17616)
Your transport options to Int of Hunter Ave and Founders Way are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

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

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Killara to St Ives via Rocky Creek

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3 hrs

6.8 km One way


400 m

Experienced only

This pleasant walk starts at the bottom of Eastern Arterial Road (near the speed camera) and follows the service trails and bush tracks into Garigal National Park and down the side of the valley to Middle Harbour Creek. From here the track follows Middle Harbour Creek north to the pipe bridge, and along the Bungaroo bush track and the pipeline service trail as it climbs up to St Ives.* This walk passes through very remote areas and sections have no visible track. At least one person in your group should have training and experience in off track walking and navigation. Even with these notes and a GPS these extra skills and equipment are required.

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Maps for the Killara to St Ives via Rocky Creek 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.

Hornsby 1:25 000 Map Series 91304S HORNSBY NSW-91304S
Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Killara to St Ives via Rocky Creek bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Killara to St Ives via Rocky Creek

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 6.8 km
Time 3 hrs
.

Grade 5/6

Experienced only

AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Rough unclear track (5/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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

Gradient

3.8km of this walk has short steep hills and another 2.3km has gentle hills with occasional steps. Whilst another 530m is very steep and the remaining 220m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

2.7km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 1.8km follows a clear and well formed track or trail. Whilst another 1.2km follows a rough unclear track and the remaining 1.1km follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely.

Signs

Around 4.8km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 2km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 3.5km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 3.3km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 7km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 3.7km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 3.1km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Killara to St Ives via Rocky Creek walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Killara to St Ives via Rocky Creek walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Killara to St Ives via Rocky Creek walk starts at the Eastern Arterial Rd (gps: -33.75155, 151.17164)
Your transport options to Eastern Arterial Rd are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

The Killara to St Ives via Rocky Creek ends at the Hunter Ave (opposite Yarrabung Rd) (gps: -33.74178, 151.16694)
Your transport options to Hunter Ave (opposite Yarrabung Rd) are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

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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There are other downloads I am still working on.
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* PDF with Lands Topo map base
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I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Flat Rock Beach track

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20 mins

516 m Return


50 m

Moderate track

This short walk starts from the end of Killarney Drive, in Killarney Heights and heads down the hill to Flat Rock Beach. The beach is a secluded sandy area on the shores of Middle Harbour. A nice spot for swimming, relaxing and enjoying the boats as they pass by.

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Maps for the Flat Rock Beach track 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.

Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Flat Rock Beach track bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Flat Rock Beach track

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 516 m
Time 20 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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

Gradient

Around 190m of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 70m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 220m of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 40m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 230m of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 30m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 190m of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 70m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 260m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 220m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 40m 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 Flat Rock Beach track walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Flat Rock Beach track walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Flat Rock Beach track walk starts and ends at the End of Killarney Drive (gps: -33.781928, 151.22375)
Your transport options to End of Killarney Drive are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

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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There are other downloads I am still working on.
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* PDF with Lands Topo map base
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I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Curry Rd to The Bluff (via the Natural Bridge)

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1 hr 30 mins

3.7 km Return


165 m

Hard track

From Currie Rd in Forestville, this walk visits the sandstone archway known as the Natural Bridge before climbing the hill and continuing to the Bluff. The Bluff is a large rocky point, with its own interesting shapes and a fantastic view down Middle Harbour and across to the city.

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Maps for the Curry Rd to The Bluff (via the Natural Bridge) 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.

Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Curry Rd to The Bluff (via the Natural Bridge) bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Curry Rd to The Bluff (via the Natural Bridge)

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 3.7 km
Time 1 hr 30 mins
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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

Gradient

1.2km of this walk is flat with no steps and another 460m is very steep. The remaining (250m) has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 960m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 910m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 1.4km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 450m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 1.4km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 460m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.9km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 960m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 910m 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 Curry Rd to The Bluff (via the Natural Bridge) walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Curry Rd to The Bluff (via the Natural Bridge) walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Curry Rd to The Bluff (via the Natural Bridge) walk starts and ends at the Start of Currie Road service trail (gps: -33.760107, 151.22467)
Your transport options to Start of Currie Road service trail are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

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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There are other downloads I am still working on.
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Special Maps/ brochures
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* PDF with Lands Topo map base
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I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Governor Phillip Walk

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3 hrs 45 mins

7 km Return


222 m

Moderate track

Named in honour of NSW’s first Governor, this walk follows in the footsteps of his 1788 expedition to find farm land. The walk starts at the end of Ferguson St, Forestville. Passing the NPWS office and depot, the walk then follows Carroll Creek down to the official start of the Governor Phillip Walk. For the most part, this walk follows a bush track along Middle Harbour creek, to the stepping stones crossing, before returning the same way.

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Maps for the Governor Phillip 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.

Hornsby 1:25 000 Map Series 91304S HORNSBY NSW-91304S
Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Governor Phillip Walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Governor Phillip Walk

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 7 km
Time 3 hrs 45 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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

Gradient

Around 2.3km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 1.1km has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 3km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 530m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 2.8km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 700m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 1.9km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.6km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 3.5km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 2.2km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 1.3km 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 Governor Phillip Walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Governor Phillip Walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Governor Phillip Walk walk starts and ends at the End of Ferguson St (gps: -33.756616, 151.21048)
Your transport options to End of Ferguson St are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. Parking fees apply in the area.
(get details)

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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There are other downloads I am still working on.
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* KML (google earth file)
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Special Maps/ brochures
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* 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 🙂




The Bluff Track

And Walk






30 mins

986 m Return


23 m

Moderate track

This short return walk starts from the end of Grattan Crescent, Frenchs Forest and follows the service trails along the Bluff Track to the spectacular lookout perched above Bantry Bay. There is an optional side trip down the into the valley to the Natural Bridge, which is a interesting natural rock archway bridging a creek.

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Maps for the The Bluff Track 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.

Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the The Bluff Track bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the The Bluff Track

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 986 m
Time 30 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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

Gradient

Around 290m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 210m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

290m of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 160m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (50m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 440m of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 50m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 490m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 490m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 290m of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 210m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the The Bluff Track walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the The Bluff Track walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The The Bluff Track walk starts and ends at the End of Grattan Crescent (gps: -33.763039, 151.22935)
Your transport options to End of Grattan Crescent are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

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.
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* 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 🙂






Davidson Track to Carroll Creek and Ferguson St

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1 hr 30 mins

3.8 km One way


128 m

Hard track

Starting from John Oxley Drive, Davidson, this walk descends steeply into Garigal National Park, along a wide asphalt service trail. The walk follows a lovely bush track along the eastern bank of Middle Harbour creek before following Carroll Creek up to the end of Ferguson St, Forestville. There are plenty of lovely water views, and several interesting sandstone overhangs on this walk.

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Maps for the Davidson Track to Carroll Creek and Ferguson St 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.

Hornsby 1:25 000 Map Series 91304S HORNSBY NSW-91304S
Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Davidson Track to Carroll Creek and Ferguson St bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Davidson Track to Carroll Creek and Ferguson St

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 3.8 km
Time 1 hr 30 mins
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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

Gradient

1.6km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 1.1km has short steep hills. The remaining (1000m) is very steep.

Quality of track

Around 2.3km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 1.5km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 2.8km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 1000m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 2.9km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 870m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 2.8km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 1000m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 2.5km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 1.3km 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 Davidson Track to Carroll Creek and Ferguson St walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Davidson Track to Carroll Creek and Ferguson St walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Davidson Track to Carroll Creek and Ferguson St walk starts at the John Oxley Drive (Sth of Prahran Ave) (gps: -33.747029, 151.19987)
Your transport options to John Oxley Drive (Sth of Prahran Ave) are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

The Davidson Track to Carroll Creek and Ferguson St ends at the End of Ferguson St (gps: -33.756616, 151.21048)
Your transport options to End of Ferguson St are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

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


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/dttccafs

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 🙂






Casuarina and Carroll Creek Tracks

Download & Print Map and Notes




2 hrs 30 mins

7 km Circuit


289 m

Hard track

Starting at Davidson Park, this walk first explores the eastern banks of Middle Harbour Creek before heading up Carroll creek. The walk returns to Davidson Park via the higher Casuarina track. You will enjoy great views of the Middle Harbour and Garigal National Park from two distinctly different vantage points. There are also interesting rock formations and some Aboriginal heritage to appreciate along the way.

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Maps for the Casuarina and Carroll Creek Tracks 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.

Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Casuarina and Carroll Creek Tracks bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Casuarina and Carroll Creek Tracks

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 7 km
Time 2 hrs 30 mins
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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

Gradient

3.7km of this walk has short steep hills and another 1.9km is flat with no steps. The remaining (1.4km) is very steep.

Quality of track

3.4km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 3.2km follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely. Whilst another 280m follows a smooth and hardened path and the remaining 130m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 4.8km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 2.2km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 4.2km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 2.8km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 7km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 6km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 1km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Casuarina and Carroll Creek Tracks walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Casuarina and Carroll Creek Tracks walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Casuarina and Carroll Creek Tracks walk starts and ends at the Bottom of the Casuarina Steps (gps: -33.767577, 151.20242)
Your transport options to Bottom of the Casuarina Steps are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)

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


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/cacct

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 🙂






Natural Bridge Walk

Download & Print Map and Notes




45 mins

1.4 km Return


71 m

Moderate track

Starting at Cook Street in Forestville, this walk follows service trails and bush tracks through Garigal National Park, to the Natural Bridge. The walk uses the arch as a natural bridge to cross the creek. The rock formation is the main highlight of this walk, though the wild flower displays in the warmer months can be quite spectacular as well.

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Maps for the Natural Bridge 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.

Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Natural Bridge Walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Natural Bridge Walk

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 1.4 km
Time 45 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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

Gradient

Around 540m of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 180m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

Around 470m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 250m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 440m of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 290m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 720m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 720m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 470m of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 250m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Natural Bridge Walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Natural Bridge Walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Natural Bridge Walk walk starts and ends at the Bend in Cook St (gps: -33.767246, 151.21897)
Your transport options to Bend in Cook St are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

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


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/nbw

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 🙂