Euroka Nepean River Circuit


1 hr 15 mins

2.8 km Circuit

156 m

Hard track
This circuit walk starts from the Euroka Clearing and follows a track beside Euroka Creek then fairly steeply to the Nepean River. The river is a great spot to enjoy the sandy bank, large surrounding hills and the passing boats. The walk returns along Bennetts Ridge trail. The wildfowers in spring add a whole new dimension to this walk.

Maps for the Euroka Nepean River Circuit 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 Euroka Nepean River Circuit bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Euroka Nepean River Circuit

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 15 mins
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Grade 4/6



Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

2km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 510m is very steep. The remaining (320m) has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 1.6km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 1.2km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 2.8km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 1.6km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.2km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

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

Infrastructure

1.2km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) and another 1.1km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced). The remaining (510m) has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Euroka Nepean River Circuit walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Euroka Nepean River Circuit walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Euroka Nepean River Circuit walk starts and ends at the Top of Darug campsite car park (gps: -33.797866, 150.61783)
Your main transport option to Top of Darug campsite car park 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

Comments

 


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


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 :)