Whale Rock

And Walk






15 mins

516 m Return


26 m

Moderate track

This rock formation really does look like a Whale. The walk down from Boundary Rd is the shortest and easiest way to see Whale Rock. The walk follows a management trail the short distance to an intersection where you will find Whale Rock. This walk starts at the end of Boundary Rd in North Epping.

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Maps for the Whale Rock 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 Whale Rock bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Whale Rock

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 15 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
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 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, 260m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 260m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 260m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 260m 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

This whole walk, 260m 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 Whale Rock walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Whale Rock walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Whale Rock walk starts and ends at the Int. Boundary Rd and Boundary Rd Fire Trail (gps: -33.753902, 151.09078)
Your transport options to Int. Boundary Rd and Boundary Rd Fire 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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Kissing Pt Rd to De Burghs Bridge

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1 hr 45 mins

4.4 km One way


155 m

Hard track

Following a section of the Great North Walk, this popular walk is well signposted and maintained. There are good views of the Lane Cove River as the track passes along the side of the ridge to the north. In several sections the track goes down to smaller creeks (some of which are polluted). Watch these creeks after rain as the boulders and small bridges can become quite slippery.

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Maps for the Kissing Pt Rd to De Burghs 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 Kissing Pt Rd to De Burghs Bridge bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Kissing Pt Rd to De Burghs 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 4.4 km
Time 1 hr 45 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 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

2.7km of this walk has short steep hills and another 1.7km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (45m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

2.1km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 1.4km follows a clear and well formed track or trail. Whilst another 620m follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely and the remaining 320m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

Around 3.3km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 1.1km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 3.3km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.1km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 3.8km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 610m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 3km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 1.4km 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 Kissing Pt Rd to De Burghs Bridge walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Kissing Pt Rd to De Burghs Bridge walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Kissing Pt Rd to De Burghs Bridge walk starts at the End of Kissing Pt Rd, Turramurra (gps: -33.75841, 151.1098)
Your transport options to End of Kissing Pt Rd, Turramurra are by;

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

The Kissing Pt Rd to De Burghs Bridge ends at the Int. Opposite the end of Lady Game Drive (gps: -33.77338, 151.1352)
Your transport options to Int. Opposite the end of Lady Game 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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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
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Boronia Park to North Ryde

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2 hrs 45 mins

7.2 km One way


231 m

Moderate track

This walk gives you the chance to explore the bush and wetlands alongside the Lane Cove River, from Boronia Park to the new underground train station at North Ryde. You will visit several mangrove wetlands, some dry eucalypt forests and have the opportunity to rest and fill up your water bottle at a few well maintained parks. This walk follows the GNW most of the way, until soon after passing under Epping Road where you take a detour up through the Riverside Corporate Park to Delhi Rd and the train station.

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Maps for the Boronia Park to North Ryde 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 Boronia Park to North Ryde bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Boronia Park to North Ryde

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 7.2 km
Time 2 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

4.5km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 1.4km is flat with no steps. The remaining (1.3km) has short steep hills.

Quality of track

3.2km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail and another 2.6km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (1.5km) follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

Around 4.6km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 2.6km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 7km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 480m requires some 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 1.4km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Boronia Park to North Ryde walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Boronia Park to North Ryde walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Boronia Park to North Ryde walk starts at the Boronia Park (gps: -33.827161, 151.13814)
Your transport options to Boronia Park are by;

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

The Boronia Park to North Ryde ends at the North Ryde Train Station (gps: -33.794427, 151.13796)
Your transport options to North Ryde Train Station are by;
Train. (get details)
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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Gallery images
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
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Happy walking
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Gordon to Roseville Station (Riverside Walk)

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4 hrs 30 mins

13.3 km One way


344 m

Hard track

This walk goes from Gordon, to Roseville station, using the Riverside Walking Track. From DeBurghs Bridge, the walk follows the western bank of the Lane Cove River, passing many picnic areas and the Lane Cove River Boat Shed. The scenic walk along the Lane Cove River provides plenty of opportunities for a picnic or to kick the ball around before heading up to Roseville Station.

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Maps for the Gordon to Roseville Station (Riverside 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 Gordon to Roseville Station (Riverside Walk) bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Gordon to Roseville Station (Riverside 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 13.3 km
Time 4 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 Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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

Gradient

4.8km of this walk is flat with no steps and another 3.9km has gentle hills with occasional steps. Whilst another 3.1km has short steep hills and the remaining 1.5km is very steep.

Quality of track

6km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 3.4km follows a smooth and hardened path. Whilst another 2.5km follows a clear and well formed track or trail and the remaining 1.5km follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely.

Signs

7km of this walk is clearly signposted and another 4.6km has directional signs at most intersection. The remaining (1.5km) has minimal directional signs.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 13km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 13km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

9km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) and another 3.2km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced). The remaining (1.5km) has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Gordon to Roseville Station (Riverside Walk) walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Gordon to Roseville Station (Riverside Walk) walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Gordon to Roseville Station (Riverside Walk) walk starts at the Gordon Station (gps: -33.756038, 151.15425)
Your transport options to Gordon Station are by;

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

Train. (get details)

The Gordon to Roseville Station (Riverside Walk) ends at the Roseville Train Station (gps: -33.784534, 151.17783)
Your transport options to Roseville Train Station are by;
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Bus. (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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Happy walking
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Mambara Track

And Walk






20 mins

717 m Circuit


23 m

Very easy

The Mambara Track is a short walk, accessible to everyone, and a great walk for gaining some knowledge about the local bush. The walk follows a concrete footpath and has many signs with information about the surrounding bush. A great loop walk for the whole family and great introduction to the walking experiences in the area.

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Maps for the Mambara 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 Mambara Track bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Mambara Track

Accessibility summary information for the Mambara 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 717 m
Time 20 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, 720m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 720m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 720m is clearly signposted.

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

This whole walk, 720m 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 Mambara Track walk.


Other Nearby walks

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


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Mambara Track walk starts and ends at the Pennant Hills Park entry (gps: -33.743568, 151.07829)
Your transport options to Pennant Hills Park entry 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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* KML (google earth file)
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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 πŸ™‚






Vimeira Rd to De Burghs Bridge

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2 hrs

5.1 km One way


178 m

Hard track

A well maintained and signposted track that follows the Lane Cove River, along a section of the Great North Walk. The section of bush track just west of De Burghs Bridge has great views of the river. Brown’s Waterhole is a good spot to break, although early in the walk. Watch out for cyclists in the Brown’s Waterhole area as this is a popular bike riding trail.

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Maps for the Vimeira Rd to De Burghs 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 Vimeira Rd to De Burghs Bridge bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Vimeira Rd to De Burghs 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 5.1 km
Time 2 hrs
.

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 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

3.3km of this walk has short steep hills and another 1.6km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (280m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

2.1km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 1.4km follows a clear and well formed track or trail. Whilst another 1km follows a smooth and hardened path and the remaining 620m follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely.

Signs

Around 3.3km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 1.9km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 4km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.1km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 4.4km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 700m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 2.7km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 2.4km 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 Vimeira Rd to De Burghs Bridge walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Vimeira Rd to De Burghs Bridge walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Vimeira Rd to De Burghs Bridge walk starts at the End of Vimiera Rd (gps: -33.764966, 151.10605)
Your main transport option to End of Vimiera Rd is by;

Important Note: There is no car transport option to the start of this walk.

The Vimeira Rd to De Burghs Bridge ends at the Int. Opposite the end of Lady Game Drive (gps: -33.77338, 151.1352)
Your transport options to Int. Opposite the end of Lady Game 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


 



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

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 πŸ™‚






Rail to River Walk

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3 hrs

7.5 km Circuit


222 m

Hard track

This walk is a great one from Chatswood Station to the Lane Cove River National Park. The walk descends through the vegetated bushland which fills the valleys of the Lane Cove River. There are two places to buy a bite to eat, the Chatswood Golf Club and the Lane Cove River Steak and Seafood Restaurant.

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Maps for the Rail to River 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 Rail to River Walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Rail to River 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 7.5 km
Time 3 hrs
.

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 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

3.4km of this walk is flat with no steps and another 2.9km has gentle hills with occasional steps. Whilst another 1.1km has short steep hills and the remaining 110m is very steep.

Quality of track

5km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 2.1km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (310m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 3.8km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 3.7km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 7km 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 7km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 750m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Rail to River Walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Rail to River Walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Rail to River Walk walk starts and ends at the Chatswood Station (gps: -33.797073, 151.18037)
Your transport options to Chatswood Station are by;

Train. (get details)
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/rtrw

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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 πŸ™‚






Chatswood to Epping Station

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6 hrs

16.3 km One way


533 m

Hard track

This walk, from Chatswood to Epping, is a long but enjoyable walk along the Lane Cove valley. The walk mostly follows the Lane Cove River to Terry’s Creek, then follows Terry’s creek, under some major roads, to Epping. A great walk exploring bushland so close to the suburbs.

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Maps for the Chatswood to Epping Station 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 Chatswood to Epping Station bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Chatswood to Epping Station

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 16.3 km
Time 6 hrs
.

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 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

7km of this walk has short steep hills and another 4.9km has gentle hills with occasional steps. Whilst another 4.7km is flat with no steps and the remaining 55m is very steep.

Quality of track

8km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 5km follows a smooth and hardened path. Whilst another 1.7km follows a clear and well formed track or trail and the remaining 960m follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely.

Signs

Around 9km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 7km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 13km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 3.4km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 16km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 700m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 8km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 8km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Chatswood to Epping Station walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Chatswood to Epping Station walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Chatswood to Epping Station walk starts at the Chatswood Station (gps: -33.797073, 151.18037)
Your transport options to Chatswood Station are by;

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

The Chatswood to Epping Station ends at the Epping Station (gps: -33.772518, 151.08242)
Your transport options to Epping Station are by;
Train. (get details)
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/ctes

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 πŸ™‚




Fairylands track

And Walk






30 mins

978 m Return


31 m

Easy track

This short walks follows a section the Great North Walk along the Lane Cove River to an old picnic ground know as Fairylands Pleasure Grounds or “the Rest”. The walk gives great views of the river and of some sandstone formations. Fairylands has mostly grown over now, but still has some bits of history to explore, or you can just relax and watch the river go by as you eat lunch.

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Maps for the Fairylands 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 Fairylands track bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Fairylands 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 978 m
Time 30 mins
.

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

This whole walk, 490m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 490m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 490m is clearly signposted.

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

This whole walk, 490m 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 Fairylands track walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Fairylands track walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Fairylands track walk starts and ends at the Int of Quebec Rd and Fairyland Track (gps: -33.799002, 151.15403)
Your transport options to Int of Quebec Rd and Fairyland Track 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/n

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 πŸ™‚






Epping to Pennant Hills Station

Download & Print Map and Notes




2 hrs

5.3 km One way


155 m

Moderate track

This walk explores the bush between Epping and Pennant Hills stations. Sections of the walk pass through the Lane Cove National Park, although not down to the Lane Cove River. The walk explores a section of Devlins and Byles Creeks before passing near Pennant Hills park. The walk then takes the road for a short distance to finish at Pennant Hills Station.

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Maps for the Epping to Pennant Hills Station 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 Epping to Pennant Hills Station bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Epping to Pennant Hills Station

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 5.3 km
Time 2 hrs
.

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 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 2.6km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 2.6km is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

2.5km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 1.5km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (1.3km) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 3.5km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 1.8km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 3.9km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.4km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 5km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 4km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 1.2km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Epping to Pennant Hills Station walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Epping to Pennant Hills Station walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Epping to Pennant Hills Station walk starts at the Epping Station (gps: -33.772529, 151.08242)
Your transport options to Epping Station are by;

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

The Epping to Pennant Hills Station ends at the Pennant Hills station (gps: -33.738042, 151.07288)
Your transport options to Pennant Hills station are by;
Train. (get details)
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/etphs

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 πŸ™‚