Girrakool Aboriginal Engravings track


10 mins

378 m Return

21 m

Easy track
This short walk takes you from the Girrakool picnic area to the Aboriginal Engravings site, located on a large rock platform. From the picnic area, the walk follows a well-maintained track to the signposted site. The engravings have faded but with a bit of time, it is still possible to see the engraving of a man and a kangaroo. After enjoying the site, head back up to enjoy the picnic facilities.

Maps for the Girrakool Aboriginal Engravings track 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.
Gosford 1:25 000 Map Series 91312S GOSFORD NSW-91312S
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Girrakool Aboriginal Engravings track bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Girrakool Aboriginal Engravings track

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 378 m
Time 10 mins
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Grade 2/6



Easy track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
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, 190m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 190m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 190m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 190m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 190m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 190m 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 Girrakool Aboriginal Engravings track walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Girrakool Aboriginal Engravings track walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Girrakool Aboriginal Engravings track walk starts and ends at the Girrakool Picnic Area (gps: -33.431679, 151.2766)
Your main transport option to Girrakool Picnic Area is by;
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(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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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 :)