Currie Rd Track to Ferguson St via Magazine Buildings and Davidson Park


4 hrs 30 mins

11.2 km One way

575 m

Hard track
Starting at Currie Road in Forestville, this walk explores much of the northern shore of Middle Harbour Creek. There are some great side trips, in-particular to Natural Bridge and to Flat Rock Beach. Davidson Picnic area has great facilities if you are looking for a BBQ picnic lunch, otherwise there are some quieter spots like Flat Rock Beach for your snacks.

Maps for the Currie Rd Track to Ferguson St via Magazine Buildings and Davidson Park 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 Currie Rd Track to Ferguson St via Magazine Buildings and Davidson Park bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Currie Rd Track to Ferguson St via Magazine Buildings and Davidson Park

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 11.2 km
Time 4 hrs 30 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 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

7km of this walk has short steep hills and another 2km is flat with no steps. Whilst another 1.4km is very steep and the remaining 890m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

5km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 3.2km follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely. Whilst another 1.8km follows a clear and well formed track or trail and the remaining 920m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

Around 8km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 3.4km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 8km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 3km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 11km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 7km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 4.2km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Currie Rd Track to Ferguson St via Magazine Buildings and Davidson Park walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Currie Rd Track to Ferguson St via Magazine Buildings and Davidson Park walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Currie Rd Track to Ferguson St via Magazine Buildings and Davidson Park walk starts at the Start of Currie Road service trail (gps: -33.760107, 151.22467)
Your transport options to Start of Currie Road service trail are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)



The Currie Rd Track to Ferguson St via Magazine Buildings and Davidson Park 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 :)