Western Commission Track to Dubbo Gully


2 Days

28.3 km One way

1249 m

Moderate track
This two day walk follows a series of historic roads along clear and wide management trails. This walk explores the great views from Western Commission Track, the sandstone handicraft on the Old Great North Road and the farming history of Ten Mile Hollow, and also offers a side trip to Clare’s Bridge. Camping at the well-established Ten Mile Hollow campsite, this walk is great for those who enjoy walking on trails, visiting convict sites and early settlement historic places.

Maps for the Western Commission Track to Dubbo Gully 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.
Gunderman 1:25 000 Map Series 91313S GUNDERMAN NSW-91313S
Mangrove 1:25 000 Map Series 91313N MANGROVE NSW-91313N
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Western Commission Track to Dubbo Gully bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Western Commission Track to Dubbo Gully

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 28.3 km
Time 2 Days
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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 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

Around 16km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 12km has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 28km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 24km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 4.3km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 16km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 12km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 28km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 21km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 8km 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 Western Commission Track to Dubbo Gully walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Western Commission Track to Dubbo Gully walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Western Commission Track to Dubbo Gully walk starts at the Bottom end of Western Commission Track (gps: -33.395783, 151.01401)
Your main transport option to Bottom end of Western Commission Track is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)



The Western Commission Track to Dubbo Gully 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 :)