Epping to Eastwood Station (via Lane Cove River)


3 hrs 45 mins

10.2 km One way

189 m

Moderate track
Epping to Eastwood, via Lane Cove River, is the longer route through the bush between the stations. This walk visits Big Ducky Waterhole, Whale Rock, Browns Waterhole and the Lane Cove River. The water is a great feature of this walk as you explore the valleys between Epping and Eastwood Stations.

Maps for the Epping to Eastwood Station (via Lane Cove River) 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.
Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Epping to Eastwood Station (via Lane Cove River) bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Epping to Eastwood Station (via Lane Cove River)

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 10.2 km
Time 3 hrs 45 mins
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Grade 3/6



Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
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

Around 9km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 1.1km is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

4.1km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 3.7km follows a clear and well formed track or trail. The remaining (2.4km) follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

Around 7km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 3.2km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 7km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 3.6km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 9km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 880m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 7km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 3.6km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Epping to Eastwood Station (via Lane Cove River) walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Epping to Eastwood Station (via Lane Cove River) walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Epping to Eastwood Station (via Lane Cove River) walk starts at the Epping Station (gps: -33.772529, 151.08242)
Your transport options to Epping Station are by;
Train. (get details)
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Train. (get details)


The Epping to Eastwood Station (via Lane Cove River) ends at the Eastwood Railway Station (gps: -33.790145, 151.08226)
Your transport options to Eastwood Railway Station are by;
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

 


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


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 :)