White St firetrail

Download & Print Map and Notes

30 mins

991 m One way

65 m

Moderate track
A surprisingly nice fire trail walk. A lot of the forest scenery along this walk is really beautiful. Much of it is very moist forest, filled with ferns. You also get a glimpse of an old quarry at Cappers Gully, adding a little historic interest to the walk.

Maps for the White St firetrail 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.
Gosford 1:25 000 Map Series 91312S GOSFORD NSW-91312S
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the White St firetrail bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the White St firetrail

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 991 m
Time 30 mins

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
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 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


Around 560m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 440m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 990m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


This whole walk, 990m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 990m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 990m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 560m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 440m 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 White St firetrail walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the White St firetrail walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The White St firetrail walk starts at the End of White St (gps: -33.432029, 151.34911)
Your transport options to End of White St are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

The White St firetrail ends at the Int of White St firetrail and John Whiteway Dr (gps: -33.429712, 151.34681)
Your transport options to Int of White St firetrail and John Whiteway Dr 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



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

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 🙂