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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East Killara Bushtrack

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1 hr 15 mins

2.6 km One way


133 m

Hard track

This walk explores a section of Middle Harbour and Gordon Creek following a narrow bush track. The walk provides some great views across Middle Harbour Creek and the bushland of the area. This walk also gets close to the mangroves along Middle Harbour creek. With the right tide, these mangroves can be very interesting to explore.

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Maps for the East Killara Bushtrack 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 East Killara Bushtrack bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the East Killara Bushtrack

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 2.6 km
Time 1 hr 15 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

1.9km of this walk has short steep hills and another 530m is very steep. The remaining (150m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 1.9km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 710m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 2.4km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 240m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 2.4km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 240m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 2.6km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 1.9km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 710m 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 East Killara Bushtrack walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the East Killara Bushtrack walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The East Killara Bushtrack walk starts at the Koola Ave (gps: -33.75027, 151.18815)
Your transport options to Koola Ave are by;

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

The East Killara Bushtrack ends at the End of Barrie Street (gps: -33.756866, 151.18756)
Your transport options to End of Barrie Street 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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The Pipeline Way

And Walk






2 hrs 15 mins

4.7 km One way


213 m

Hard track

This pleasant walk follows the pipeline, from Hunter Avenue in St Ives, to John Oxley Drive, Davidson. The walk follows the pipeline down into the valley and crosses Middle Harbour Creek (via a quick upstream detour to the Bungaroo Track crossing) before climbing out of the valley to John Oxley Drive.

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Maps for the The Pipeline Way 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 The Pipeline Way bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the The Pipeline Way

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 4.7 km
Time 2 hrs 15 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

2.8km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 1000m is very steep. Whilst another 760m has short steep hills and the remaining 180m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

Around 3.3km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 1.4km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 3.2km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 1.5km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 3km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.7km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 3.7km 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 3km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 1.7km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the The Pipeline Way walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the The Pipeline Way walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The The Pipeline Way walk starts 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)

The The Pipeline Way ends 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)

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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Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Little Digger Track to Davidson Reserve and Lyrebird Circuit

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4 hrs 30 mins

11.5 km One way


470 m

Hard track

Exploring both the eastern and western sides of Middle Harbour Creek, this walk follows the Little Digger and Two Creeks Tracks down to the Roseville Bridge, and into Davidson Reserve. This is a fantastic spot to take a break before following the waterline along the Lyrebird Track for a while and looping back to Davidson reserve along the ridge, via the Casuarina track.

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Maps for the Little Digger Track to Davidson Reserve and Lyrebird Circuit 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 Little Digger Track to Davidson Reserve and Lyrebird Circuit bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Little Digger Track to Davidson Reserve and Lyrebird Circuit

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 11.5 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 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

4.4km of this walk has short steep hills and another 3.6km is flat with no steps. Whilst another 2.1km has gentle hills with occasional steps and the remaining 1.4km is very steep.

Quality of track

6km 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 2.1km follows a smooth and hardened path and the remaining 130m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 7km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 4.9km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 7km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 4.3km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 12km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 10km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 1.3km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Little Digger Track to Davidson Reserve and Lyrebird Circuit walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Little Digger Track to Davidson Reserve and Lyrebird Circuit walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Little Digger Track to Davidson Reserve and Lyrebird Circuit walk starts at the End of Carnarvon Road (gps: -33.773981, 151.19082)
Your transport options to End of Carnarvon Road are by;

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

The Little Digger Track to Davidson Reserve and Lyrebird Circuit ends at the Bottom of the Casuarina Steps (gps: -33.76758, 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


 



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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
* 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 🙂




Founders Way

And Walk






1 hr 30 mins

3 km Return


137 m

Moderate track

This return walk starts at the Founders Way track head, in St Ives, and follows the pipeline through the National Park. The walk heads down into the valley where it comes to the Middle Harbour Creek pipe bridge. There is a short, optional side trip along the Bungaroo Track to the stepping stones crossing the creek.

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Maps for the Founders Way 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 Founders Way bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Founders Way

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 km
Time 1 hr 30 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
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

760m of this walk has short steep hills and another 490m has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (240m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 1.5km 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 390m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.5km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.5km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 1.5km 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 Founders Way walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Founders Way walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Founders Way 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

Comments


 



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There are other downloads I am still working on.
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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 Lyrebird Track

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2 hrs

5.3 km Return


100 m

Moderate track

This pleasant return walk starts from the end of the Davidson Reserve picnic area and follows the Lyrebird Track through the bush, along the edge of Middle Harbour Creek, to the stepping stone crossing on Carroll Creek. The stepping stones are a great place to take a break before returning along the same route to Davidson Reserve for a picnic.

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Maps for the The Lyrebird 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 Lyrebird Track bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the The Lyrebird 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 5.3 km
Time 2 hrs
.

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 1.6km of this walk is flat with no steps, whilst the remaining 1km has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 2.7km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 1.6km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 1km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 1.6km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 2.7km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 1.6km 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 The Lyrebird Track walk.


Other Nearby walks

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


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The The Lyrebird Track walk starts and ends at the Int of the Lyrebird Track and end of Davidson Park driveway (gps: -33.767005, 151.19964)
Your transport options to Int of the Lyrebird Track and end of Davidson Park driveway 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


 



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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
* 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 Park to St Ives Chase

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5 hrs 30 mins

14.1 km One way


591 m

Moderate track

This walk, between Davidson Park and Warrimoo Ave, is a fantastic harbour side trip. The focus for the walk is the waterway views, scattered throughout. This walk is a great way to explore the valley between the suburbs and the interesting, diverse flora it contains.

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Maps for the Davidson Park to St Ives Chase 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 Park to St Ives Chase bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Davidson Park to St Ives Chase

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 14.1 km
Time 5 hrs 30 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

5km of this walk has short steep hills and another 5km is flat with no steps. The remaining (3.7km) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

8km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 3.5km follows a smooth and hardened path. The remaining (2.2km) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 9km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 5km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 8km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 6km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 14km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 8km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 6km 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 Park to St Ives Chase walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Davidson Park to St Ives Chase walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Davidson Park to St Ives Chase walk starts at the Int of Davidson Park driveway and Rotary Rotunda path (gps: -33.768199, 151.20325)
Your transport options to Int of Davidson Park driveway and Rotary Rotunda path are by;

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

The Davidson Park to St Ives Chase ends at the End of Warrimoo Ave (gps: -33.700638, 151.16557)
Your transport options to End of Warrimoo Ave 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.
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 🙂






Cascades Track (from Davidson)

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1 hr 15 mins

3 km Return


119 m

Moderate track

This pleasant, return walk starts in Davidson and follows the Cascades Track along the management trails as it winds down into the valley. In the main valley, the walk comes to the Cascades just upstream of the Frenchs and Middle Harbour Creeks junction. The Cascades are surrounded by rock platforms, which make the perfect vantage points to stop and enjoy a picnic lunch.

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Maps for the Cascades Track (from Davidson) 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 Cascades Track (from Davidson) bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Cascades Track (from Davidson)

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 km
Time 1 hr 15 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
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 950m of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 570m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 1.5km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 950m of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 570m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.5km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.5km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 950m of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 570m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Cascades Track (from Davidson) walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Cascades Track (from Davidson) walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Cascades Track (from Davidson) walk starts and ends at the Stone Pde (gps: -33.737283, 151.19618)
Your transport options to Stone Pde 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/ctd

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 🙂






Seaforth Oval to the Bluff Lookout

Download & Print Map and Notes




3 hrs

5.4 km Return


363 m

Hard track

This great return walk starts from Seaforth oval and follows the Timbergetters Track down to Bantry Bay, and the pleasant waterfront picnic area. The walk then climbs steadily, out of the valley, to the Bluff Lookout. From this lookout you can see all the way across Middle Harbour.

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Maps for the Seaforth Oval to the Bluff Lookout 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 Seaforth Oval to the Bluff Lookout bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Seaforth Oval to the Bluff Lookout

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 5.4 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 Clearly signposted (1/6)
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 is very steep, whilst the remaining 380m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 2.3km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 380m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 2.7km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 2.3km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 380m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 2.7km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 1.8km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 890m 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 Seaforth Oval to the Bluff Lookout walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Seaforth Oval to the Bluff Lookout walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Seaforth Oval to the Bluff Lookout walk starts and ends at the Seaforth Oval (gps: -33.781957, 151.23724)
Your transport options to Seaforth Oval 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/sottbl

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 🙂






Middle Harbour Creek Loop

Download & Print Map and Notes




5 hrs 45 mins

15.1 km Circuit


570 m

Experienced only

This walk explores the upper reaches of Middle Harbour Creek, starting and ending at the great parklands at Davidson Park, in Garigal National Park. There are plenty of nice spots along the way to rest and enjoy the views. There are several sandstone overhangs, plenty of water views and most of the walk enjoys shade from the surrounding bushland. This walk is graded so high because of a tricky creek crossing (Rocky Creek) and the faint section of track afterwards.* 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 Middle Harbour Creek Loop 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 Middle Harbour Creek Loop bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Middle Harbour Creek Loop

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 15.1 km
Time 5 hrs 45 mins
.

Grade 5/6

Experienced only

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
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

7km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 4.5km has short steep hills. The remaining (3.7km) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

11km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 2km follows a smooth and hardened path. Whilst another 1.2km follows a rough unclear track and the remaining 530m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 9km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 6km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 9km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 6km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 15km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 9km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 6km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Middle Harbour Creek Loop walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Middle Harbour Creek Loop walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Middle Harbour Creek Loop walk starts and ends at the Int of the Lyrebird Track and end of Davidson Park driveway (gps: -33.767005, 151.19964)
Your transport options to Int of the Lyrebird Track and end of Davidson Park driveway 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/cgnpc

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 🙂