Lyrebird Dell and Pool of Siloam Circuit


1 Hr

1.4 km Circuit

97 m

Moderate track
This is a magnificent round trip which passes some amazing scenery with Lyrebird Dell featuring. The walk takes in both sides of the valley, with a worthwhile sidetrip option which explores the Pool of Siloam. The walk is a cool shady path with a number of places to stop and take in your surroundings.

Maps for the Lyrebird Dell and Pool of Siloam 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.
Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Lyrebird Dell and Pool of Siloam Circuit bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Lyrebird Dell and Pool of Siloam 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 1.4 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 Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 880m of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 490m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 1.1km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 230m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 1.1km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 230m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.4km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 1.1km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 250m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 1.1km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 230m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Lyrebird Dell and Pool of Siloam Circuit walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Lyrebird Dell and Pool of Siloam Circuit walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Lyrebird Dell and Pool of Siloam Circuit walk starts and ends at the Gordon Falls Reserve (gps: -33.724727, 150.33273)
Your transport options to Gordon Falls Reserve 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

 


Short URL = http://wild.tl/ldposc


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 :)