Leura Oval to End of Gladstone Rd


1 Hr

1.6 km One way

115 m

Moderate track
The walk from Leura Oval to Gladstone Rd is a fantastic way of exploring a small section of the Blue Mountains National Park. You will visit number of scenic spots including the Pool of Siloam and Golf Links Lookout. The cave, picnic area and waterfall at Lyrebird Dell make this a nice place to stop early in the walk. This walk is an excellent way to cross the valley.

Maps for the Leura Oval to End of Gladstone Rd 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.
Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Leura Oval to End of Gladstone Rd bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Leura Oval to End of Gladstone Rd

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 1.6 km
Time 1 Hr
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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

1.4km of this walk has short steep hills and another 120m is flat with no steps. The remaining (55m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 1.6km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 1.1km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 420m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.6km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.6km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 1.6km 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 Leura Oval to End of Gladstone Rd walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Leura Oval to End of Gladstone Rd walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Leura Oval to End of Gladstone Rd walk starts at the Leura Oval (gps: -33.7207, 150.3322)
Your transport options to Leura Oval are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)



The Leura Oval to End of Gladstone Rd ends at the End of Gladstone Rd (gps: -33.72607, 150.3389)
Your transport options to End of Gladstone Rd 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 Central Tablelands 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 :)