Crosslands to Berowra Creek Lookout


30 mins

980 m Return

17 m

Very easy
This great walk starts from Crosslands Reserve. The walk follows a section of the Great North Walk along an old road, timber boardwalk and firm dirt tracks to a lovely timber lookout platform on the edge of Berowra Creek. Along the way are signs providing interesting information about the mangroves, estuaries and other surrounding flora and fauna. Make a day of it by enjoying the picnic areas and playground at the start of the walk. You can even book a campsite and enjoy the area for longer.

Maps for the Crosslands to Berowra Creek 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.
Hornsby 1:25 000 Map Series 91304S HORNSBY NSW-91304S
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Crosslands to Berowra Creek Lookout bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Crosslands to Berowra Creek Lookout

Accessibility summary information for the Crosslands to Berowra Creek Lookout

Parking: There are 0 designated accessible parking areas on this walk.
Toilets: There are 1 designated accessible toilets on this walk.
Seats: There are 9 places to sit on this walk. They are on average 60m apart, with a maximum gap of 240m.
Hazards: There are 2 specific noteable accessability related hazards on this walk.
      Wheelchair Rough Link from carpark to path is across exposed ground (muddy after rain) and between timber bollards that are 80cm high and 1.5m apart. Found about 0m into the walk.
      Trip Hazard There is a 4cm step from between the dirt path and the northern end of the timber boardwalk. Found about 260m 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 980 m
Time 30 mins
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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, 490m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 490m follows a smooth and hardened path.

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 Crosslands to Berowra Creek Lookout walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Crosslands to Berowra Creek Lookout walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Crosslands to Berowra Creek Lookout walk starts and ends at the Northern end of Crosslands Carpark (gps: -33.627109, 151.11052)
Your main transport option to Northern end of Crosslands Carpark is by;
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 :)