Little Digger Track to Davidson Reserve and Lyrebird Circuit


4 hrs 30 mins

11.5 km One way

470 m

Hard track
Exploring both the eastern and western sides of Middle Harbour Creek, this walk follows the Little Digger and Two Creeks Tracks down to the Roseville Bridge, and into Davidson Reserve. This is a fantastic spot to take a break before following the waterline along the Lyrebird Track for a while and looping back to Davidson reserve along the ridge, via the Casuarina track.

Maps for the Little Digger Track to Davidson Reserve and Lyrebird Circuit 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 Little Digger Track to Davidson Reserve and Lyrebird Circuit bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Little Digger Track to Davidson Reserve and Lyrebird Circuit

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 11.5 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

4.4km of this walk has short steep hills and another 3.6km is flat with no steps. Whilst another 2.1km has gentle hills with occasional steps and the remaining 1.4km is very steep.

Quality of track

6km 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 2.1km follows a smooth and hardened path and the remaining 130m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 7km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 4.9km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 7km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 4.3km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 12km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 10km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 1.3km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Little Digger Track to Davidson Reserve and Lyrebird Circuit walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Little Digger Track to Davidson Reserve and Lyrebird Circuit walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Little Digger Track to Davidson Reserve and Lyrebird Circuit walk starts at the End of Carnarvon Road (gps: -33.773981, 151.19082)
Your transport options to End of Carnarvon Road are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)



The Little Digger Track to Davidson Reserve and Lyrebird Circuit ends 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)


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

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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 :)