Richley Reserve to Carnley Reserve Circuit


1 hr 15 mins

2.9 km Circuit

96 m

Moderate track
A great family length walk that takes in both of the large reserves in the Blackbutt Park. This walk starts at Richley Reserve and travels to Carnley Reserve and the Wildlife Exhibits before returning a different way to Richley Reserve. Never far from facilities, this walk suits families or those who want to stay on the wider trails. An excellent walk.

Maps for the Richley Reserve to Carnley Reserve 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.
Wallsend 1:25 000 Map Series 92323S WALLSEND NSW-92323S
Newcastle 1:100 000 Map Series 9232 NEWCASTLE 9232

Cross sectional view of the Richley Reserve to Carnley Reserve Circuit bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Richley Reserve to Carnley Reserve 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 2.9 km
Time 1 hr 15 mins
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Grade 3/6



Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
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

Around 2.8km of this walk is flat with no steps, whilst the remaining 130m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 2.9km follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

Around 2.2km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 770m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 2.9km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

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

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 2.9km 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 Richley Reserve to Carnley Reserve Circuit walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Richley Reserve to Carnley Reserve Circuit walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Richley Reserve to Carnley Reserve Circuit walk starts and ends at the Richley Reserve (Car Park) (gps: -32.932399, 151.70001)
Your transport options to Richley Reserve (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

 


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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 :)