Lapstone to end of Glenbrook Gorge


1 hr 30 mins

3.2 km Return

172 m

Hard track
This walk offers a great way to see the Nepean River and marvel at the mouth of Glenbrook Gorge. Starting from Lapstone Station, the walk travels alongside the Nepean River to the junction with Glenbrook Creek. The area is filled with large boulders, pools and many neat spots to explore before returning to Lapstone.

Maps for the Lapstone to end of Glenbrook Gorge 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 Lapstone to end of Glenbrook Gorge bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Lapstone to end of Glenbrook Gorge

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 3.2 km
Time 1 hr 30 mins
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Grade 4/6



Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
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

Around 1km of this walk is very steep, whilst the remaining 610m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 1km of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely, whilst the remaining 610m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 1km of this walk has minimal directional signs, whilst the remaining 610m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.6km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.6km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

1km of this walk has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) and another 480m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats). The remaining (120m) has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Lapstone to end of Glenbrook Gorge walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Lapstone to end of Glenbrook Gorge walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Lapstone to end of Glenbrook Gorge walk starts and ends at the Platform 2 Lapstone Station (gps: -33.773274, 150.64281)
Your transport options to Platform 2 Lapstone 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 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/lstgg


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 :)