Erskine Lookout


20 mins

648 m Return

30 m

Moderate track
This short walk enjoys sculptured sandstone rocks, grass trees, wildflowers and great views of Erskine Gorge. The walk starts from the car park at the end of Nepean Lookout fire trail and heads past some information signs before coming to this unfenced informal lookout on the Jack Evans track. Great views.

Maps for the Erskine Lookout 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.
Penrith 1:25 000 Map Series 90303N PENRITH NSW-90303N
Penrith 1:100 000 Map Series 9030 PENRITH 9030

Cross sectional view of the Erskine Lookout bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Erskine Lookout

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 648 m
Time 20 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

This whole walk, 320m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 320m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

This whole walk, 320m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 320m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 320m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 320m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Erskine Lookout walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Erskine Lookout walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Erskine Lookout walk starts and ends at the End of Nepean Lookout Fire Trail (gps: -33.840333, 150.58145)
Your main transport option to End of Nepean Lookout Fire Trail is by;
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 Central Tablelands 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 :)