Curry Rd to The Bluff (via the Natural Bridge)


1 hr 30 mins

3.7 km Return

165 m

Hard track
From Currie Rd in Forestville, this walk visits the sandstone archway known as the Natural Bridge before climbing the hill and continuing to the Bluff. The Bluff is a large rocky point, with its own interesting shapes and a fantastic view down Middle Harbour and across to the city.

Maps for the Curry Rd to The Bluff (via the Natural 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.
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 Curry Rd to The Bluff (via the Natural Bridge) bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Curry Rd to The Bluff (via the Natural 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 3.7 km
Time 1 hr 30 mins
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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

1.2km of this walk is flat with no steps and another 460m is very steep. The remaining (250m) has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 960m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 910m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 1.4km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 450m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 1.4km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 460m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.9km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 960m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 910m 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 Curry Rd to The Bluff (via the Natural Bridge) walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Curry Rd to The Bluff (via the Natural Bridge) walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Curry Rd to The Bluff (via the Natural Bridge) walk starts and ends 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)




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

 


Short URL = http://wild.tl/crttbtnb


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 :)