Engravings Track

45 mins

2.2 km One way

39 m

Moderate track
Starting at Seaforth Oval, this walk follows the Engravings track parallel to the Wakehurst Parkway to the end of Bantry Bay Road, Forestville. The first half of the walk is along bush track and the second half follows a service trail. The engravings, after which this track is named, are fenced off to protect the area, the fence limits the view of the rock platform and engravings.

Maps for the Engravings Track 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 Engravings Track bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Engravings Track

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 2.2 km
Time 45 mins

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
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


1.3km of this walk is flat with no steps and another 760m has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (45m) has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 1.4km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 760m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


Around 1.3km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 850m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 2.2km requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 2.2km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 2.2km 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 Engravings Track walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Engravings Track walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Engravings Track walk starts at the Seaforth Oval (gps: -33.781957, 151.23724)
Your transport options to Seaforth Oval are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

The Engravings Track ends at the End of Bantry Bay Road (gps: -33.764211, 151.23209)
Your transport options to End of Bantry Bay Road 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



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

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 :)