McKell Park to Flat Rock Point


30 mins

1.4 km Return

29 m

Very easy
This short track is excellent walk for those with young children. The track passes the fantastic McKell Park playground facilities, which stand next to the Federation Interpretive Display. For the warmer months, enclosed beach pool is right next to the track. The views of the Hawkesbury River are quite stunning and the protected Parsley Bay is popular with pelicans.

Maps for the McKell Park to Flat Rock Point 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.
Cowan 1:25 000 Map Series 91304N COWAN NSW-91304N
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map 1:40 000 Map Series CMA Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map CMA Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the McKell Park to Flat Rock Point bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the McKell Park to Flat Rock Point

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 1.4 km
Time 30 mins
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Grade 1/6



Very easy
AS 2156.1 Gradient Flat, no steps (1/6)
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
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

This whole walk, 720m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 720m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 720m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 720m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 720m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 720m 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 McKell Park to Flat Rock Point walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the McKell Park to Flat Rock Point walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The McKell Park to Flat Rock Point walk starts and ends at the Federation Foreshore Parking (gps: -33.546516, 151.22899)
Your transport options to Federation Foreshore Parking 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

 


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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 :)