Davidson Track to Carroll Creek and Ferguson St


1 hr 30 mins

3.8 km One way

128 m

Hard track
Starting from John Oxley Drive, Davidson, this walk descends steeply into Garigal National Park, along a wide asphalt service trail. The walk follows a lovely bush track along the eastern bank of Middle Harbour creek before following Carroll Creek up to the end of Ferguson St, Forestville. There are plenty of lovely water views, and several interesting sandstone overhangs on this walk.

Maps for the Davidson Track to Carroll Creek and 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.
Hornsby 1:25 000 Map Series 91304S HORNSBY NSW-91304S
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 Davidson Track to Carroll Creek and Ferguson St bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Davidson Track to Carroll Creek and 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 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 Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
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

1.6km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 1.1km has short steep hills. The remaining (1000m) is very steep.

Quality of track

Around 2.3km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 1.5km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 2.8km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 1000m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 2.9km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 870m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 2.8km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 1000m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 2.5km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 1.3km 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 Davidson Track to Carroll Creek and Ferguson St walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Davidson Track to Carroll Creek and Ferguson St walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Davidson Track to Carroll Creek and Ferguson St walk starts at the John Oxley Drive (Sth of Prahran Ave) (gps: -33.747029, 151.19987)
Your transport options to John Oxley Drive (Sth of Prahran Ave) are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)



The Davidson Track to Carroll Creek and 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 :)