Casuarina Track (Davidson Park to Ferguson St)


1 hr 45 mins

3.8 km One way

293 m

Hard track
Starting at Davidson Picnic area, this walk follows the ridge above Middle Harbour Creek, giving some great views along the way. The walk explores the sandstone formations, and passes an aboriginal midden along the way. Soon after passing the national park office, the walk finishes at the end of Ferguson St in Forestville.

Maps for the Casuarina Track (Davidson Park to Ferguson St) 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.
Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Casuarina Track (Davidson Park to Ferguson St) bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Casuarina Track (Davidson Park to Ferguson St)

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 3.8 km
Time 1 hr 45 mins
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Grade 4/6



Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
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 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

2.3km of this walk has short steep hills and another 1.4km is very steep. The remaining (120m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 3.2km of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely, whilst the remaining 660m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 3.2km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 660m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 3.6km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 260m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 3.8km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 3.8km 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 Casuarina Track (Davidson Park to Ferguson St) walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Casuarina Track (Davidson Park to Ferguson St) walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Casuarina Track (Davidson Park to Ferguson St) walk starts at the Bottom of the Casuarina Steps (gps: -33.76758, 151.20242)
Your transport options to Bottom of the Casuarina Steps are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)



The Casuarina Track (Davidson Park to Ferguson St) ends at the End of Ferguson St (gps: -33.756616, 151.21048)
Your transport options to End of Ferguson St 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 Metropolitan 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 :)