East Hills to Padstow along the Georges River


5 hrs 30 mins

15.8 km One way

347 m

Moderate track
This pleasant day walk starts from the East Hills train station and follows Henry Lawson Drive to Lambeth Reserve, at the Georges River’s edge. Following the boardwalks, footpaths and bushtracks, the walk explores the edge of the river, including Yeramba Lagoon (popular amongst birdwatchers) and Salt Pan Creek before returning to the streets and finishing at the Padstow train station.

Maps for the East Hills to Padstow along the Georges River 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
Liverpool 1:25 000 Map Series 90302S LIVERPOOL NSW-90302S
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130
Penrith 1:100 000 Map Series 9030 PENRITH 9030

Cross sectional view of the East Hills to Padstow along the Georges River bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the East Hills to Padstow along the Georges River

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 15.8 km
Time 5 hrs 30 mins
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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 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

9km of this walk is flat with no steps and another 6km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (1.1km) has short steep hills.

Quality of track

8km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 6km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (1.9km) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 10km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 5km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 11km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 5km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 16km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 13km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 2.3km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the East Hills to Padstow along the Georges River walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the East Hills to Padstow along the Georges River walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The East Hills to Padstow along the Georges River walk starts at the East Hills Railway Station (gps: -33.961966, 150.98464)
Your transport options to East Hills Railway Station are by;
Train. (get details)
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)



The East Hills to Padstow along the Georges River 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

 


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


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 :)