The Green Point Walk

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1 hr 15 mins

3 km Return


102 m

Moderate track

This walk descends through open grasslands and eucalyptus forest to arrive at the grassed Green Point. This is a quiet and secluded spot and a fabulous place for a picnic. From Green Point, there are good views up and down Lake Macquarie. The side trip to the Sea Eagle Lookouts is also worthwhile. A good walk, with both scenic views and waterside relaxation.

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Maps for the The Green Point 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.

Swansea 1:25 000 Map Series 92314N SWANSEA NSW-92314N
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the The Green Point Walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the The Green Point 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 3 km
Time 1 hr 15 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Flat, no steps (1/6)
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

This whole walk, 1.5km is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

Around 1.2km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path, whilst the remaining 250m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 1.2km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 250m 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

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 The Green Point Walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the The Green Point Walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The The Green Point Walk walk starts and ends at the end of Green Point Drive (Green Point) (gps: -33.024109, 151.64048)
Your transport options to end of Green Point Drive (Green Point) 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 Hunter 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/tgpw

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 🙂






Green Point Drive Circuit

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2 hrs 45 mins

3.4 km Circuit


127 m

Moderate track

This walk takes in two of the best parts of Green Point Reserve, the quiet and secluded Green Point itself and the views at Sea Eagle Lookout. Starting at the high point of Green Point Drive entrance, you gradually descend to the foreshore, crossing over open grasslands and through eucalyptus forest. The lookout on the return journey has good seating to rest and enjoy the views. The side trip to Sea Eagle park offers excellent picnic facilities. A recommended walk.

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Maps for the Green Point Drive 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.

Swansea 1:25 000 Map Series 92314N SWANSEA NSW-92314N
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the Green Point Drive Circuit bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Green Point Drive 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 3.4 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

2.3km of this walk is flat with no steps and another 660m has short steep hills. The remaining (440m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

2.2km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 880m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (340m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 2.4km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 1km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 2.6km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 770m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 3.4km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 2.7km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 660m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Green Point Drive Circuit walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Green Point Drive Circuit walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Green Point Drive Circuit walk starts and ends at the end of Green Point Drive (Green Point) (gps: -33.024109, 151.64048)
Your transport options to end of Green Point Drive (Green Point) 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 Hunter 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/gpdc

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 🙂






Northern Green Point Circuit

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1 hr 30 mins

3.8 km Circuit


140 m

Hard track

This walk visits two lovely foreshore locations on Lake Macquarie, before gaining height and traveling through eucalyptus forest and then finally descending again to the foreshore. The forest walking is mostly along fire trails adjacent to houses and it is possible to shorten the walk by exiting onto Roma or Leichhardt Roads. To finish this walk, you can return over Rocky-high viewpoint or alternatively inland through forest. This walk explores the lesser walked northern half of Green Point Reserve.

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Maps for the Northern Green Point 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.

Swansea 1:25 000 Map Series 92314N SWANSEA NSW-92314N
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the Northern Green Point Circuit bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Northern Green Point 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 3.8 km
Time 1 hr 30 mins
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
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

2.8km of this walk has short steep hills and another 690m has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (340m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

1.7km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 1.2km follows a clear and well formed track or trail. The remaining (920m) follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

1.8km of this walk is clearly signposted and another 1.2km has directional signs at most intersection. The remaining (850m) has minimal directional signs.

Experience Required

Around 3.5km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 300m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 3.8km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

2.5km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) and another 950m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced). The remaining (300m) 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 Northern Green Point Circuit walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Northern Green Point Circuit walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Northern Green Point Circuit walk starts and ends at the Int of Foreshore Track & Dilkera Ave Reserve Entrance (gps: -33.013892, 151.62875)
Your transport options to Int of Foreshore Track & Dilkera Ave Reserve Entrance 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 Hunter 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/ngpc

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 🙂






Green Point Circuit Walk

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3 hrs

7.7 km Circuit


269 m

Hard track

This walk visits all of the popular locations in Green Point Reserve, as well as some of the lesser-visited areas inland. Taking in Sea Eagle Park, Green Point and Rocky-high viewpoint on the foreshore and then travel inland through mostly eucalyptus forest to enjoy the views at Sea Eagle Lookout, before completing this circuit walk back to your starting point. A varied walk that gives the walker an excellent sense of what Green Point Reserve has to offer. This walk is thoroughly recommended.

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Maps for the Green Point Circuit 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.

Swansea 1:25 000 Map Series 92314N SWANSEA NSW-92314N
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the Green Point Circuit Walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Green Point Circuit 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 7.7 km
Time 3 hrs
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
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

3.2km of this walk has short steep hills and another 2.9km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (1.6km) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

3.3km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 3.1km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (1.3km) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

3.7km of this walk is clearly signposted and another 3.2km has directional signs at most intersection. The remaining (850m) has minimal directional signs.

Experience Required

Around 7km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 970m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 8km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

4.8km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) and another 2.6km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced). The remaining (300m) 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 Green Point Circuit Walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Green Point Circuit Walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Green Point Circuit Walk walk starts and ends at the The Shores Way Car Park (gps: -33.029923, 151.64209)
Your transport options to The Shores Way Car Park 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 Hunter 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/gpcw

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 🙂






Rocky-high Circuit Walk

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30 mins

666 m Circuit


27 m

Moderate track

This short circuit walk offers elevated views over Lake Macquarie from Rocky-high Viewpoint. This walk offers pleasant walking beside Lake Macquarie, as well as on a quiet track inland through eucalyptus forest. If possible, complete this walk close to sunset to take advantage of the views across the lake. This local walk is recommended, with the highlight being the views from Rocky-high viewpoint.

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Maps for the Rocky-high Circuit 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.

Swansea 1:25 000 Map Series 92314N SWANSEA NSW-92314N
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the Rocky-high Circuit Walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Rocky-high Circuit 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 666 m
Time 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 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 340m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 320m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 510m of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 160m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 670m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 670m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 670m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 360m of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 300m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Rocky-high Circuit Walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Rocky-high Circuit Walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Rocky-high Circuit Walk walk starts and ends at the Int of Foreshore Track & Dilkera Ave Reserve Entrance (gps: -33.013892, 151.62875)
Your transport options to Int of Foreshore Track & Dilkera Ave Reserve Entrance 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 Hunter 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/rcw

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 🙂






The Lookout Circuit

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1 Hr

2.4 km Circuit


91 m

Moderate track

The Lookout Circuit is a classic Green Point reserve walk. This walk offers walkers plenty of picnic opportunities, elevated views over Lake Macquarie and travel through eucalyptus forest. There is also good historical and environmental interpretative signage along much of this walk. This recommended walk makes a lovely half day walk if a picnic is included and remember to keep a lookout for Sea Eagles.

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Maps for the The Lookout 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.

Swansea 1:25 000 Map Series 92314N SWANSEA NSW-92314N
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the The Lookout Circuit bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the The Lookout 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 2.4 km
Time 1 Hr
.

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

1.9km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 390m is flat with no steps. The remaining (100m) has short steep hills.

Quality of track

1.1km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 1km follows a smooth and hardened path. The remaining (260m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 1.5km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 890m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 2.3km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 100m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 2.4km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 1.5km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 870m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the The Lookout Circuit walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the The Lookout Circuit walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The The Lookout Circuit walk starts and ends at the The Shores Way Car Park (gps: -33.029923, 151.64209)
Your transport options to The Shores Way Car Park 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 Hunter 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/tlc

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 🙂






Leichhardt’s Green Point Walk

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1 Hr

2.4 km Return


84 m

Moderate track

This walk offers the shortest way of walking to Green Point. Starting from the elevated Leichhardt Road in Valentine, the walk descends through eucalyptus forest with some pleasant clearings on the way. Green Point is a great place for picnics and feels as if you can see the entire Lake Macquarie from the foreshore. A recommended walk.

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Maps for the Leichhardt’s Green Point 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.

Swansea 1:25 000 Map Series 92314N SWANSEA NSW-92314N
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the Leichhardt’s Green Point Walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Leichhardt’s Green Point 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 2.4 km
Time 1 Hr
.

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

840m of this walk has short steep hills and another 250m is flat with no steps. The remaining (130m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 970m of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path, whilst the remaining 250m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 970m of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 250m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.2km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.2km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 1.2km 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 Leichhardt’s Green Point Walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Leichhardt’s Green Point Walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Leichhardt’s Green Point Walk walk starts and ends at the Int of Leichhardt Track & Leichhardt Road (gps: -33.017445, 151.6353)
Your transport options to Int of Leichhardt Track & Leichhardt Road 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 Hunter 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/lgpw

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 🙂






The Foreshore Walk

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1 hr 15 mins

2.9 km One way


81 m

Hard track

This walk traverses the coastline of the Green Point reserve. By following a variety of tracks and occasionally traveling inland through eucalyptus forest, this walk visits both Jetty and Sea Eagle picnic areas, Green Point itself and Rocky-high viewpoint. When looking into the waters of Lake Macquarie, keep a lookout for sea grass meadows and historical middens under the water. A thoroughly recommended walk, which will possibly require a car shuffle at the start of the walk.

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Maps for the The Foreshore 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.

Swansea 1:25 000 Map Series 92314N SWANSEA NSW-92314N
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the The Foreshore Walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the The Foreshore 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 2.9 km
Time 1 hr 15 mins
.

Grade 4/6

Hard track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
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

1.5km of this walk has short steep hills and another 1.1km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (190m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

1.6km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 820m follows a smooth and hardened path. The remaining (430m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

1.9km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection and another 540m has minimal directional signs. The remaining (470m) is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 2.2km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 660m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 2.9km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 1.5km 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 The Foreshore Walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the The Foreshore Walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The The Foreshore Walk walk starts at the The Shores Way Car Park (gps: -33.029923, 151.64209)
Your transport options to The Shores Way Car Park are by;

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

The The Foreshore Walk ends at the Int of Foreshore Track & Dilkera Ave Reserve Entrance (gps: -33.013892, 151.62875)
Your transport options to Int of Foreshore Track & Dilkera Ave Reserve Entrance 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 Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

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

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 🙂