Warrimoo Track to Bobbin Head


2 hrs 45 mins

6.2 km One way

280 m

Moderate track
The Warrimoo Track is a great walk for exploring the upper reaches of Cowan Creek. This walk wanders down the ridge to follow the bank of Cowan Creek to Bobbin Head. There are many different views to be seen and a variety of flora and fauna throughout makes this walk quite interesting. Enjoy a cool drink from the cafe at the end of the walk.

Maps for the Warrimoo Track to Bobbin Head 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.
Hornsby 1:25 000 Map Series 91304S HORNSBY NSW-91304S
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 Warrimoo Track to Bobbin Head bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Warrimoo Track to Bobbin Head

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 6.2 km
Time 2 hrs 45 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 Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
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

4.2km of this walk has short steep hills and another 1.5km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (420m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

5km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 700m follows a clear and well formed track or trail. The remaining (420m) follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

Around 3.7km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 2.5km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 5km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.1km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 3.7km of this walk is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety, whilst the remaining 2.5km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 4.2km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 2km 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 Warrimoo Track to Bobbin Head walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Warrimoo Track to Bobbin Head walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Warrimoo Track to Bobbin Head walk starts at the End of Warrimoo Ave (gps: -33.700621, 151.16556)
Your transport options to End of Warrimoo Ave are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)



The Warrimoo Track to Bobbin Head ends at the Bobbin Inn (gps: -33.659696, 151.15912)
Your main transport option to Bobbin Inn 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 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 :)