Gordon to Roseville Railway Station


4 hrs 30 mins

10.7 km One way

345 m

Hard track
The track connecting Gordon to Roseville Railway Station is a surising scenic walk through remnant bushland. The walk escapes the urban centres to wind through the valleys and along the Lane Cove River with its abundance of water dragons, ducks and other birds. The walk is a great way to do a station to station walk, even if you have a car.

Maps for the Gordon to Roseville Railway Station 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 Gordon to Roseville Railway Station bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Gordon to Roseville Railway Station

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 10.7 km
Time 4 hrs 30 mins
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Grade 4/6



Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
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

4.6km of this walk has short steep hills and another 3.2km is flat with no steps. The remaining (3km) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

6km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 2.8km follows a smooth and hardened path. Whilst another 2km follows a clear and well formed track or trail and the remaining 340m follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely.

Signs

Around 6km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 4.4km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 9km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.9km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 11km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 6km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 4.4km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Gordon to Roseville Railway Station walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Gordon to Roseville Railway Station walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Gordon to Roseville Railway Station walk starts at the Gordon Station (gps: -33.756038, 151.15425)
Your transport options to Gordon Station are by;
Train. (get details)
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)



The Gordon to Roseville Railway Station ends at the Roseville Train Station (gps: -33.784534, 151.17783)
Your transport options to Roseville Train Station are by;
Train. (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 :)