Cain’s Timber Bridge Viewpoint Walk


30 mins

1.3 km Return

4 m

Very easy
This walk takes you beside the Owens wetland and then finishes at a lovely timber bridge over the Owens Creek. You are likely to see many birds on this walk, particularly if you do the walk in the early morning or late afternoon when the birds are most active. This walk is wheelchair accessible and even has a possible shortcut, ending at the western end of Cain St. This walk makes for a pleasant stroll at anytime of the year.

Maps for the Cain’s Timber Bridge Viewpoint 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.
Swansea 1:25 000 Map Series 92314N SWANSEA NSW-92314N
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the Cain’s Timber Bridge Viewpoint Walk bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Cain’s Timber Bridge Viewpoint 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 1.3 km
Time 30 mins
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Grade 1/6



Very easy
AS 2156.1 Gradient Flat, no steps (1/6)
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
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

This whole walk, 640m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 640m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 640m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 640m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 640m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 640m 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 Cain’s Timber Bridge Viewpoint Walk walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Cain’s Timber Bridge Viewpoint Walk walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Cain’s Timber Bridge Viewpoint Walk walk starts and ends at the Owens Walkway Car Park (Off Cain Street) (gps: -33.015551, 151.71216)
Your transport options to Owens Walkway Car Park (Off Cain Street) 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 Hunter 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 :)