Dubbo Gully and Ten Mile Hollow Circuit (via Clares Bridge)


2 Days

24.3 km Circuit

1117 m

Hard track
This two day (or ten hour) walk follows several historic roads, now closed to traffic. Starting with a walk down to Dubbo Gully and past an old cemetery, you will then explore some old farms before coming to Simpsons Track. Here, head up the hill to come to the Ten Mile Hollow Campsite. The next day you will follow the Old Great North Road to Clare’s Bridge (second oldest bridge on mainland Australia). A bit further along the Old Great North Road, you then head down Donny’s track and return to the start via Dubbo Gully. A great way to explore the history and beauty of the area.

Maps for the Dubbo Gully and Ten Mile Hollow Circuit (via Clares Bridge) 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.
Mangrove 1:25 000 Map Series 91313N MANGROVE NSW-91313N
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Dubbo Gully and Ten Mile Hollow Circuit (via Clares Bridge) bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Dubbo Gully and Ten Mile Hollow Circuit (via Clares Bridge)

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 24.3 km
Time 2 Days
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Grade 4/6



Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
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

11km of this walk has short steep hills and another 9km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (3.9km) is very steep.

Quality of track

Around 23km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 1.2km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 18km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 7km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 23km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.2km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 24km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 12km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 12km 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 Dubbo Gully and Ten Mile Hollow Circuit (via Clares Bridge) walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Dubbo Gully and Ten Mile Hollow Circuit (via Clares Bridge) walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Dubbo Gully and Ten Mile Hollow Circuit (via Clares Bridge) walk starts and ends at the Dubbo Gully Rd car park (gps: -33.293017, 151.15119)
Your main transport option to Dubbo Gully Rd car park 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 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 :)