Riverside Walk


2 hrs

5.3 km One way

117 m

Hard track
This walk is a lovely stroll along one side of the Lane Cove River. The walk passes through many picnic areas, providing plenty of options for rests and food breaks (some having BBQ’s). This walk is also good for taking a Frisbee or a ball along for the kids.

Maps for the Riverside Walk 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 Riverside Walk bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Riverside Walk

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 5.3 km
Time 2 hrs
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Grade 4/6



Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

1.5km of this walk is very steep and another 1.4km is flat with no steps. Whilst another 1.3km has gentle hills with occasional steps and the remaining 1.1km has short steep hills.

Quality of track

2.9km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 1.5km follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely. Whilst another 740m follows a clear and well formed track or trail and the remaining 170m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

2.1km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection and another 1.7km is clearly signposted. The remaining (1.5km) has minimal directional signs.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 5km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 5km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

2.7km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) and another 1.5km has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged). The remaining (1.1km) has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Riverside Walk walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Riverside Walk walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Riverside Walk walk starts at the Max Allen Drive Bridge (gps: -33.790715, 151.15603)
Your transport options to Max Allen Drive Bridge are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)



The Riverside Walk ends at the Int. Riverside Trk and Riverside Dr at park entrance (gps: -33.777048, 151.1381)
Your transport options to Int. Riverside Trk and Riverside Dr at park entrance are by;
Bus. (get details)
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 :)