Lane Cove Tourist Park to Boat Shed


1 hr 30 mins

3.4 km Return

98 m

Moderate track
This walk, from the Lane Cove Tourist Park to the Lane Cove River Boat Shed, meanders along the placid Lane Cove River, passing many picnic areas along the way. The Boat Shed itself is surrounded by a large picnic area with plenty of space for the kids to run around and play. You can even hire a boat and go for a paddle.

Maps for the Lane Cove Tourist Park to Boat Shed 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 Lane Cove Tourist Park to Boat Shed bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Lane Cove Tourist Park to Boat Shed

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 3.4 km
Time 1 hr 30 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 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

740m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 690m is flat with no steps. The remaining (290m) has short steep hills.

Quality of track

1.4km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 220m follows a clear and well formed track or trail. The remaining (130m) follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

Around 1.4km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 290m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.7km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.7km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 1.7km 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 Lane Cove Tourist Park to Boat Shed walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Lane Cove Tourist Park to Boat Shed walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Lane Cove Tourist Park to Boat Shed walk starts and ends at the Lane Cove Tourist Park (gps: -33.789442, 151.14332)
Your main transport option to Lane Cove Tourist Park is by;
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 :)