Alma Road to Padstow along Salt Pan Creek


1 Hr

2.8 km One way

52 m

Moderate track
This short walk starts from the corner of Alma Road and Wainright Avenue and follows the footpath down to Salt Pan Creek walk. The walk then follows the creek upstream along the boardwalks and bushtracks, passing a few great picnic areas and parks to the end of Bridge Street. From here the walk follows the roads across the railway bridge and along to the Padstow train station, where there are a few shops.

Maps for the Alma Road to Padstow along Salt Pan Creek 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.
Botany Bay 1:25 000 Map Series 91303S BOTANY BAY NSW-91303S
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Alma Road to Padstow along Salt Pan Creek bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Alma Road to Padstow along Salt Pan Creek

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 2.8 km
Time 1 Hr
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Grade 3/6



Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
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 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

Gradient

Around 2.2km of this walk is flat with no steps, whilst the remaining 650m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

2.2km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 390m follows a clear and well formed track or trail. The remaining (260m) follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 2.4km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 480m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 2.6km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 260m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 2.8km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 2.8km 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 Alma Road to Padstow along Salt Pan Creek walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Alma Road to Padstow along Salt Pan Creek walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Alma Road to Padstow along Salt Pan Creek walk starts at the Corner of Alma Road and Wainwright Avenue (gps: -33.962739, 151.03949)
Your transport options to Corner of Alma Road and Wainwright Avenue are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)



The Alma Road to Padstow along Salt Pan Creek ends at the Padstow Railway Station (gps: -33.951899, 151.03197)
Your transport options to Padstow Railway Station are by;
Train. (get details)
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 :)