Discovering the Central Coast

0858811669

Title: Discovering the Central Coast
Author: Barry Collier
Edition: 1
Publisher: Envirobook
ISBN: 0858811669
Number of pages: 144
Year of Publication: 2000
Cover Price (au$): 19.95
Format: Paperback
Websitehttp://www.envirobook.com.au
Weight (grams): 200
Regions the book covers: Central Coast
Height (cm): 21


Subjects
Walking - New South Wales - Central Coast - Guidebooks,Central Coast (N.S.W.) - Guidebooks
Niche: Bushwalks on the Central Coast, plus three scenic drives
Interpretive Information: Plenty
Grade system explained: No
Ascent and/or Decent provided: No
Driving directions provided: No
Date walks last reviewed provided: No
A summary of walks provided: No
Regional Map of walks provided: Yes
Maps designed for walking: Yes - limited detail
Type of maps used (for walking): Sketch
Colour used in walking maps: Black and White
Size of walking maps: 1/4 page
Walking map Comment: Maps provided for park or individual walks. Commercial map references given.
Colour depth of photos: Black and White
Comment on Photographs: Small photographs scattered throughout book.
Level of detail in tracknotes: Detailed route information


List of walks in book

Walk Name Length Time Grade Page
Patonga to Warrah Trig 2.3 km 1 hr 15 mins Some steep sections 60
Bumble Hill 5.6 km 2 hrs 30 mins Generally easy if attempted.... 63
Bouddi Coastal Walk 10.5 km 5 hrs Some steep grades 66
Grahame Drive to Little Beach 600 m 20 mins Easy 67
Little Beach to Mount Bouddi 7.3 km 3 hrs 30 mins Some steep grades 68
Mt. Bouddi to the Maitland Bay Information Centre 3 km 1 hr 30 mins Moderate grades with a lot of steps 72
The Maitland Bay Information Centre to Putty Beach 3 km 1 hr 30 mins Some steep grades 74
Bullimah Spur 2.3 km 1 Hr Easy. except for 98 steps at the end 77
Girrakool Loop Track 1.5 km 50 mins Easy 78
Piles Creek Loop Track 4 km 3 hrs Some steep grades 80
Somersby Falls 400 m 20 mins Steep Grades, but only for short distances 84
Lillypilly Loop 3.5 km 2 hrs Some steep grades, while walking in sand can be very tiring 92
The Red Gum Forest Walk 3.5 km 2 hrs Some steep grades, while walking in sand can be very tiring 96
Cabbage Tree Trail and the first section of Stony Creek Trail 1.5 km 45 mins Fairly easy; some moderate grades 100
Second section of Stony Creek Trail 4 km 1 hr 30 mins Fairly easy; some moderate grades 101
Bellbird Trail 3 km 1 hr 30 mins Easy 103
West Gosford Mangrove Boardwalk 370 m 20 mins Easy-wheelchair Access 106
The Entrance foreshore 900 m 30 mins 108
The Entrance to Berkeley Vale 7 km 3 hrs 110
Canton Beach 1.6 km 45 mins 115
Budgewoi to Buff Point 800 m 20 mins 118
Buff Point to Charmhaven 2.8 km 50 mins 119
Western Loop 2.7 km 1 hr 30 mins Steep Sections 122
Eastern Loop 2 km 1 Hr Some moderate grades 126
The Orchid Track 750 m 20 mins Steep at start and finish, but otherwise easy 128
St Johns Lookout to Katandra Road 3.8 km 2 hrs Many Steep Grades .... 129
St Johns Lookout to Katandra Road (loop) 5.3 km 3 hrs Many Steep Grades .... 129
Guromgai Walk 1.3 km 40 mins Many Steep Grades .... 129

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