Sydney's Best Bush, Park & City Walks

9781921203145_001
Title: Sydney's Best Bush, Park & City Walks
Author: Veechi Stuart
Edition: 1
Publisher: Woodslane Press
ISBN: 9781921203145
Number of pages: 212
Year of Publication: 2008
Cover Price (au$): 29.95
Format: Paperback
Websitehttp://www.woodslane.com.au/
Weight (grams): 400
Regions the book covers: Sydney
Height (cm): 22


Subjects
Trails - New South Wales - Sydney Region - Guidebooks,Hiking - New South Wales - Sydney Region - Guidebooks,Sydney Region (N.S.W.) - Guidebooks
Niche: Includes parkland and city street walks
Interpretive Information: Plenty
Grade system explained: Yes
Ascent and/or Decent provided: Yes
Driving directions provided: Yes
Date walks last reviewed provided: No
A summary of walks provided: Yes
Regional Map of walks provided: Yes
Maps designed for walking: Yes - reasonable detail
Type of maps used (for walking): Sketch
Colour used in walking maps: Multicolour
Size of walking maps: 1/4 page
Walking map Comment: Maps are varied in size, appropriate to walk
Colour depth of photos: Colour
Comment on Photographs: Photos on most pages
Level of detail in tracknotes: Detailed route information
Alternate route and side trip suggestions: Many walks


List of walks in book

Walk Name Length Time Grade Page
Bushland gardens of Cooper Park 2 km 1 Hr Easy 12
Lachlan Swamp and Busbys Pon 2.3 km 1 Hr Easy 15
Forts and Tiger cages at Middle Head 3.2 km 1 hr 30 mins Easy 18
Discovering The Rocks 3.6 km 1 hr 30 mins Easy 21
Curl Curl Creek to Manly Dam 3 km 1 hr 15 mins Easy 26
Discovering Mowbray mangroves 4.3 km 2 hrs Easy 29
Northbridge to Cammeray via Flat Rock Creek 6 km 2 hrs 45 mins Easy 32
Manly Dam Wildflower circuit 7.2 km 3 hrs 20 mins Medium 36
Fullers Bridge to Thornleigh 13 km 5 hrs Medium 39
Exploring Garigal National Park 19 km 7 hrs Hard 43
Views of America Bay 2 km 1 Hr Easy 50
Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden 4 km 2 hrs Easy 52
Fint & Steel to White Horse Beach 3.8 km 2 hrs Medium 56
Crabbing at Jerusalem Bay 5 km 3 hrs Medium 60
Darri rack to the Sphinx via Warrimoo Track 7 km 3 hrs 30 mins Medium 64
Highlights of Berowra Valley Regional Park 9.7 km 4 hrs Medium 68
The history of Cowan Creek 10.7 km 4 hrs 30 mins Medium 72
Bairne Track to the Basin 10.8 km 4 hrs 30 mins Medium 76
Sphinx to Gibberagong, Cowan and Cockle 12 km 5 hrs Medium/Hard 80
Cowan and Cockle Creek Grand Circuit 18 km 7 hrs Hard 84
Cowan to Brooklyn 11 km 6 hrs Hard 86
Native arboretums and forest trails 2.5 km 1 hr 30 mins Easy 92
Hangmans Cave and the Convict Trail 3.9 km 1 hr 30 mins Easy 95
Lake Parramatta foreshores 4 km 1 hr 45 mins Easy 98
The forest of Cattai National Park 4.8 km 2 hrs 15 mins Easy 102
Whale ROck and Devlins Creel 6.2 km 2 hrs 30 mins Easy 105
Creeks and forest at Bidjigal Reserve 7.2 km 3 hrs 15 mins Medium 109
Parramatta, the cradle of the nation 7.3 km 4 hrs Medium 112
Dundas Valley and The Ponds Walk 8 km 3 hrs 30 mins Medium 117
Gullies and creeks of Thornleigh 10.5 km 4 hrs 30 mins Medium 120
Bob Turner's track and the Colo River 7 km 3 hrs 30 mins Medium/Hard 124
Rugged country of Dharug National Park 8 km 4 hrs Hard 126
Down the 'wire' from Bowen Mountain 4.2 km 3 hrs Hard 130
Wetlands of Bicentennial Park 6.5 km 2 hrs 30 mins Easy 136
Mount Annan and the Cumberland Plains 7 km 2 hrs 45 mins Easy 140
Steam engines and more at Thirlmere Lakes 6.5 km 3 hrs Medium 144
Little Mountain and Bents Basin 8.3 km 3 hrs Medium 147
Foreshores of the Inner West 10 km 4 hrs Medium 150
Lookouts over Nepean Gorge 13 km 5 hrs Medium 154
Mermaids Pool and Tahmoor Canyon 8.5 km 5 hrs Hard 158
Historic tramway and Bungoona Path 1 km 30 mins V easy 164
Wetlands at Lime Kiln Bay and Oatley Park 4.8 km 2 hrs 15 mins Easy 166
Secrets at Palona Cave 5.2 km 2 hrs 30 mins Medium 169
Rainforest of Bola Creek and Forest Path 6.2 km 3 hrs Easy/Medium 172
To hell and back via Werrong Track 3 km 1 hr 15 mins Medium/Hard 176
Bottlebrish Forest to Karloo Pool 6.8 km 3 hrs Medium 178
Waterfall to Heathcote via the Bullarring Track 12.2 km 5 hrs Medium 182
Otford to Garie Beach 9.7 km 5 hrs Medium 186
Garie Beach to Wattamolla via Curra Moors 8 km 3 hrs Medium 190
Along the cliffs from Wattamolla to Bundeena 10.3 km 4 hrs Medium 194
The Coast Track (Otford to Bundeena) 28 km 11 hrs Hard 198

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