Davies Reserve to Henry Lawson Drive


30 mins

1.2 km One way

19 m

Moderate track
This great walk starts from Davies Reserve and follows the service trails, footpaths, boardwalks and bushtracks winding downstream along the edge of Salt Pan Creek. This walk passes a few picnic areas along the way, before crossing under the Henry Lawson Drive bridge and climbing up the wooden staircase on the other side, to the road.

Maps for the Davies Reserve to Henry Lawson Drive 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 Davies Reserve to Henry Lawson Drive bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Davies Reserve to Henry Lawson Drive

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 1.2 km
Time 30 mins
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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 940m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 280m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

670m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail and another 280m follows a smooth and hardened path. The remaining (260m) follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 770m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 460m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 960m of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 260m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.2km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 1.2km 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 Davies Reserve to Henry Lawson Drive walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Davies Reserve to Henry Lawson Drive walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Davies Reserve to Henry Lawson Drive walk starts at the Davies Reserve (gps: -33.955793, 151.04016)
Your transport options to Davies Reserve are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)



The Davies Reserve to Henry Lawson Drive ends at the Western end of Salt Pan Creek Bridge (gps: -33.963741, 151.04111)
Your transport options to Western end of Salt Pan Creek Bridge 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 :)