Padstow to the Salt Pan Creek Picnic Area


1 Hr

2.6 km One way

40 m

Moderate track
This walk starts from Pastow train station and follows the streets to the end of Bridge street before it heads down stream along the boardwalks, service trails and bushtracks that follow the creek. As the walk winds along the creek, it passes the Davies Reserve and the small picnic area under the large pipe bridge. The walk then comes to the smaller Salt Pan creek picnic area, on the creeks edge, with a metal staircase providing access to Werona Avenue.

Maps for the Padstow to the Salt Pan Creek Picnic Area 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 Padstow to the Salt Pan Creek Picnic Area bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Padstow to the Salt Pan Creek Picnic Area

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 2.6 km
Time 1 Hr
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Grade 3/6



Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
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

Gradient

2.1km of this walk is flat with no steps and another 390m has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (70m) has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 2.1km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path, whilst the remaining 460m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 2.3km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 290m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 2.6km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 2.6km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 2.6km 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 Padstow to the Salt Pan Creek Picnic Area walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Padstow to the Salt Pan Creek Picnic Area walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Padstow to the Salt Pan Creek Picnic Area walk starts 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)



The Padstow to the Salt Pan Creek Picnic Area ends at the Int of Werona Avenue and Salt Pan creek path (gps: -33.960467, 151.03916)
Your transport options to Int of Werona Avenue and Salt Pan creek path 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

 


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


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 :)