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Berowra Waters to Cowan Station
Time: 3 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
4.3 km NNW of Berowra
Length: 7.2 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 7.2 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Muogamarra Nature Reserve
Climb: 597 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 597 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk There is a train station near the end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

This is a hilly walk out of the beautiful Berowra Waters valley to Cowan Station. There are many wide views across Berowra Creek providing some great excuses for well deserved rest stops. Take your time to enjoy the views, and rock formations, and creek crossings along the way as the track leads a nearly direct route to Cowan Station, through a wonderfully remote section of bushland. (open in app)


Today's Fire rating
LOW MODERATE (No fire ban)
  Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Berowra Waters to Cowan Station

Map of Walk

Location

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Berowra Waters track head
End of Kirkpatrick Way
Berowra Waters view seat
Berowra Waters view point
Deep Bay Creek crossing
Int of GNW and Coreen Close service trail
Int of ridge top campsite and Great North Walk
Int of Great North Walk and Berowra Heights service trail
Joe Crafts Creek crossing
Valley viewing area
Int of GNW and Glendale Road
Int of GNW and Pacific Highway service trail
Int of Great North Walk and Pacific Highway service trail
Starting point for this hiking track: Berowra Waters track head

Base maps are used under licence and is © Department of lands   Panorama Avenue Bathurst 2795   www.lands.nsw.gov.au

Maps that cover the walk area (please always carry maps of the area)

Print a map and track notes here
 Cowan 1:25 000 Map Series NSW-91304N 
 Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map 1:40 000 Map Series CMA Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map 
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Photo Gallery

 
Great North Walk Berowra Waters trackhead sign
 
Great North Walk Berowra Waters trackhead sign +
 
Toilets near the picnic area on Kirkpatrick Way
 
Toilets near the picnic area on Kirkpatrick Way +
 
Walking along Kirkpatrick Way
 
Walking along Kirkpatrick Way +

 
Passing under the boom gates on Kirkpatrick Way
 
Passing under the boom gates on Kirkpatrick Way +
 
Track at the end of Kirkpatrick Way
 
Track at the end of Kirkpatrick Way +
 
Berowra Creek north of Kirkpatrick Way
 
Berowra Creek north of Kirkpatrick Way +

 
Walking along the track beside Berowra Creek
 
Walking along the track beside Berowra Creek +
 
Looking across Berwora Water from north of Kirkpatrick Way
 
Looking across Berwora Water from north of Kirkpatrick Way +
 
Rocky track  Beside Berowra Creek
 
Rocky track Beside Berowra Creek +

 
Berowra Waters View seat
 
Berowra Waters View seat +
 
Looking up the steep climb from near Berowra Creek
 
Looking up the steep climb from near Berowra Creek +
 
Steep steps east of Berowra Creek
 
Steep steps east of Berowra Creek +

 
Grass trees on the steep easten valley of Berowra  Creek
 
Grass trees on the steep easten valley of Berowra Creek +
 
Rock steps near the top of the ridge east of Berowra Creek
 
Rock steps near the top of the ridge east of Berowra Creek +
 
View over Berowra Waters from the top of the ridge
 
View over Berowra Waters from the top of the ridge +

 
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MM_20101112_020207 +
 
Rock track west of Deep Bay creek
 
Rock track west of Deep Bay creek +
 
Track west of Deep Bay creek
 
Track west of Deep Bay creek +

 
Crossing Deep Bay creek
 
Crossing Deep Bay creek +
 
Crossing Deep Bay creek
 
Crossing Deep Bay creek +
 
Steep rocky track east of the Deep Bay creek crossing
 
Steep rocky track east of the Deep Bay creek crossing +

 
Steep rocky section east of Deep Bay creek
 
Steep rocky section east of Deep Bay creek +
 
Some welcome flat ridge walking east of Deep Bay creek
 
Some welcome flat ridge walking east of Deep Bay creek +
 
Metal peg to help climb up rock
 
Metal peg to help climb up rock +

 
Metal pegs to help climb rock
 
Metal pegs to help climb rock +
 
Interesting sandstone formations
 
Interesting sandstone formations +
 
Walking through the cleft in the rock east of Deep Bay creek
 
Walking through the cleft in the rock east of Deep Bay creek +

 
Walking up the rocky track to the main ridge
 
Walking up the rocky track to the main ridge +
 
Enjoying the view towards Berowra Waters from west of the Coreen Close western trail
 
Enjoying the view towards Berowra Waters from west of the Coreen Close western trail +
 
Walking along the Coreen Close western trail
 
Walking along the Coreen Close western trail +

 
Grey Spider Flower (Grevillea Buxifolia)
 
Grey Spider Flower (Grevillea Buxifolia) +
 
Pink spider flower (Grevillea sericea)
 
Pink spider flower (Grevillea sericea) +
 
Ridge top campsite
 
Ridge top campsite +

 
Intersection near the Ridge Top campsite
 
Intersection near the Ridge Top campsite +
 
View west of the Ridge Top campsite
 
View west of the Ridge Top campsite +
 
Walking east of the Ridge top campsite
 
Walking east of the Ridge top campsite +

 
Track at a rockplatform west of Joe Crafts Creek
 
Track at a rockplatform west of Joe Crafts Creek +
 
GNW intentions book west of Joe Crafts Creek
 
GNW intentions book west of Joe Crafts Creek +
 
View over Joe Crafts Creek from the west
 
View over Joe Crafts Creek from the west +

 
Looking east into the Joe Crafts Creek valley
 
Looking east into the Joe Crafts Creek valley +
 
Rock walk west of Joe Crafts Creek
 
Rock walk west of Joe Crafts Creek +
 
Sandy track west of Joe Crafts Creek
 
Sandy track west of Joe Crafts Creek +

 
Steep track west of Joe Crafts Creek
 
Steep track west of Joe Crafts Creek +
 
Joe Crafts Creek crossing
 
Joe Crafts Creek crossing +
 
Ferns beside Joe Crafts Creek
 
Ferns beside Joe Crafts Creek +

 
Steep track east of Joe Crafts Creek
 
Steep track east of Joe Crafts Creek +
 
Large rocks dominate the landscape around Joe Crafts Creek
 
Large rocks dominate the landscape around Joe Crafts Creek +
 
Steep steps east of Joe Crafts Creek
 
Steep steps east of Joe Crafts Creek +

 
Large rock wall near valley viewing area
 
Large rock wall near valley viewing area +
 
Looking west into Joe Crafts Creek valley
 
Looking west into Joe Crafts Creek valley +
 
Rock steps near the valley view
 
Rock steps near the valley view +

 
Peter taking in the view
 
Peter taking in the view +
 
A seat just begging for use
 
A seat just begging for use +
 
Mostly flat track west of Glendale Road
 
Mostly flat track west of Glendale Road +

 
Scribbly gums west of Glendale Road
 
Scribbly gums west of Glendale Road +
 
Just west of Glendale Road
 
Just west of Glendale Road +
 
Intersection with Glendale Road
 
Intersection with Glendale Road +

 
The track north of Glendale Road
 
The track north of Glendale Road +
 
A bent scribbky gum north of Glendale Road
 
A bent scribbky gum north of Glendale Road +
 
Intersection of the GNW track and trail south of Cowan
 
Intersection of the GNW track and trail south of Cowan +

 
Walking along the trail behind the houses of Cowan
 
Walking along the trail behind the houses of Cowan +
 
Gate and sign opposite Cowan Station
 
Gate and sign opposite Cowan Station +
 
Cowan Station
 
Cowan Station +

Terrain

Cross sectional view of the Berowra Waters to Cowan Station bushwalking track

Cross Section of the Berowra Waters to Cowan Station bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Berowra Waters to Cowan Station bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the Berowra Waters to Cowan Station bushwalking track

Overview of this walks Grading - Based on the AS 2156.1 - 2001
These details are new. This new feature still requires more testing and refining. Please use the 'Walker Feedback' for report specific issues. Please e-mail Matt if you have any general comments. Hope you find it helpful.

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.
Length 7km
Time 3 hrs 30 mins
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Grade 4/6

Track: Hard
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
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 Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
*This summary of grading information is new and still in testing

Some more detail of this walks Grading
Here is a bit more details explaining the grading looking at sections of the walk.
Gradient
3.3km of this walk is very steep and another 2.9km has gentle hills with occasional steps. Whilst another 580m is flat with no steps and the remaining 390m has short steep hills.

Quality of track
4.9km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 1.2km follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely. Whilst another 720m follows a clear and well formed track or trail and the remaining 430m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs
Around 7km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 430m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required
Around 5km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.8km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

Weather
6km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation) and another 660m is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety. The remaining (390m) is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure
Around 6km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 1.4km is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Track Notes


Catch the bus to Berowra Waters track head
Public transport (bus) available to this Bushwalk You can phone 131500 (the transport info line) for up to date running times.
Use these links to plan your Bus (and train) trip to the end of this walk.
(Links currently not working sorry)
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Drive to Berowra Waters track head
You can drive or ride to this start of this Bushwalk There is free parking available.
You can drive or ride to the start of this walk
Use these links to plan your trip to the start of this walk.
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Berowra Waters Garden House Alt = 8 m
#######CLOSED###### This picturesque little restaurant sits on the eastern side of Berowra Creek and is just a hop, skip and a jump from the ferry. With breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, the Garden House Restaurant is a great spot for those looking to tap into the Berowra Valley's full potential. For information on bookings and opening hours phone (02)9456 2955.

Waterview Restaurant Alt = 7 m
On the western side of Berowra Waters Ferry (free trip), just a short walk up the road, is the Waterview Restaurant, upstairs at the marina. The restaurant specialises in seafood, but also caters for other tastes in restaurant style dinning.
Some sittings offers A la Carte meals from $25, and other sittings offer a fresh and cooked seafood buffet. Please call ahead, as the restaurant is also a popular venue for weddings.
Open Friday-Sunday for lunch and dinner.
Phone (02) 9456 2633
199 Bay Rd Berowra Waters, NSW 2082

The Fish Café Alt = 5 m
This seafood restaurant is located on the western side of the Berowra Waters Ferry, and offers casual dining with a great menu, overlooking the marina and river. The restaurant is open 7 days a week for breakfast and lunch, with dinner available on Friday through Sunday. The cafe is open 8:30 – 9pm Wed-Sun and closes at 3pm Mon & Tuesdays. Takeaway is also available, and the nearby reserve provides picnic tables, toilets, children's playground and parking. Kayak hire is available from the marina building.
The Fish Café is located at 199 Bay Road, Berowra Waters, and the phone number is (02)9456 4665.

(0 km) Berowra Waters track head to End of Kirkpatrick Way
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - road
Length = 389 m Time = 8 mins
Climb = 10 m Descent = -15 m
From 'Berowra Waters Trackhead'[1], this walk follows the 'Newcastle' sign along 'Kirkpatrick Way' and across the culverted Franks Gully creek. As the walk crosses the gully, there is a picnic area[2] and public toilet[3][4] (and tap water[5]) on your right. The walk continues along the road, keeping the water to your left[6] for about 180m, then passing under the yellow boom gate[7]. About 30m later, the walk stays left[8] to head alongside the fenced car park. At the far end of this car park, the walk comes to a turning area[9] at the end of Kirkpatrick Way.

(0.39 km) End of Kirkpatrick Way to Berowra Waters view point
Track: Hard - bushtrack
Length = 814 m Time = 26 mins
Climb = 127 m Descent = -24 m
Continue straight: From the end of Kirkpatrick Way[10], this walk follows the GNW arrow post[11] along the track, keeping the water just to your left. This walk follows the rocky shoreline, enjoying the views of the water[12], the boats and houses on the other shore[13] and the large rocks[14] (up to your right). After about 450m, the track passes a large boulder[15] and then turns right and climbs up a staircase[16], finding a small seat and viewing platform[17].
Veer right: From the seat and view[18], this walk follows the 'Cowan' sign[19] steeply uphill, following the series of timber[20] and rock steps[21]. After about 50m, the track leads up beside a rock wall[22], and at the top, turns right and mostly flattens out[23] for about 80m before starting to climb again[24]. At the top of this hill, this walk comes to a small clearing[25] (on the left, that has been used as a campsite[26]) and a large unfenced rock platform with great views[27] back over the valley (on your right).

(1.2 km) Berowra Waters view point to Deep Bay Creek crossing
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 390 m Time = 9 mins
Climb = 4 m Descent = -63 m
Continue straight: From the view at the top of the ridge, this walk follows GNW arrow post[28] east, directly away from the Berowra Water views and over the small rise. The track soon leads down off a rock[29], where the track bends right and starts to lead fairly gently downhill[30]. The track then leads down a few short, steep, rocky sections[31] before crossing a lovely creek[32], flowing over the sandstone rock platform[33][34]. This creek may be slippery and can be particularly risky to cross after rain.

(1.59 km) Deep Bay Creek crossing to Int of GNW and Coreen Close western trail
Track: Hard - bushtrack
Length = 835 m Time = 32 mins
Climb = 187 m Descent = -25 m
Continue straight: From beside the creek, this walk follows the GNW arrow post[35] east, away from the creek, up the steep rocky hill[36]. The track soon passes between two rock slabs[37], then passes a handrail to climb up two metal pegs beside some more hand railing[38]. The track then continues to climb up for another 50m before mostly flattening[39] out for about 150m. the track then starts to climb again and soon steps up a rock with two more metal pegs[40]. Then after another 70m, the track climbs up past a sandstone cave[41]
and heads up a crack in the rock with four metal pegs[42], then just past the next cave[43], goes up another rock with a single peg[44]. A short time later, this walk leads up another rock with two pegs[45], where the track then leads up the steps through a cleft of a rock[46]. Here the track mostly flattens out and leads gently uphill for almost 200m until crossing a small saddle, marked with a two GNW arrow post beside each other[47]. The track then leads steeply up[48] to a fair sized rock platform, with rewarding views[49] back over Berowra Creek (on your left). From this view point, the track leads fairly gently uphill for almost 150m, coming to a T-intersection[50] with a wide sandy management trail.

(2.43 km) Int of GNW and Coreen Close service trail to Int of ridge top campsite and GNW
Track: Moderate - servicetrail
Length = 224 m Time = 4 mins
Climb = 2 m Descent = -4 m
Veer right: From the intersection, this walk follows the GNW arrow along the sandy management trail[51], heading south. The trail immediately bends left[52] and passes a track[53] (on your right, that runs generally parallel to this trail). This trail leads down through the scribbly gum and heath forest[54], where the trail widens (after about 70m) and then comes to an intersection[55] beside the large ridge top campsite[56][57]. There is a 'Berowra Waters' sign[58] here, pointing back along the trail.

Ridge Top Campground Alt = 207 m
About 800m from Turners Rd, Berowra Heights lies this pleasant ridge top campsite. This is a fairly popular campsite on the Great North Walk, providing a flat area[59] with plenty of shade. There are no facilities (or water) at this large campsite. A faint track leads west from the campsite to an unfenced cliff with great views over the Berowra Waters Valley[60].

(2.65 km) Int of ridge top campsite and Great North Walk to Joe Crafts Creek crossing
Track: Hard - bushtrack
Length = 1.65 km Time = 37 mins
Climb = 24 m Descent = -196 m
Veer left: From the intersection, this walk follows the 'Cowan Station' sign[61], directly away from the campsite along the clear track. The track leads over a small rise[62] and then heads down to a four-way intersection[63] with a management trail (and the GNW track continuing ahead).
Continue straight: From the intersection[64], this walk follows the GNW arrow post[65] east along the track as it leads very gently downhill along the top of the ridge. Over the next 300m, the track passes a rock platform[66] and comes to a second rock platform with more views[67] and a 'Great North Walk' log book box[68] on a post. After leaving your note (and reading through a few entries), this walk continues down along the top of the ridge for another 200m to step down off another rock platform[69] (ignoring the track to your left). Here the walk starts to head downhill for the next 1km - initially the track leads down a series of short rocky steep sections[70][71], and passes some interesting large rock boulders[72][73] along the way. As the track moves further into the valley, it becomes consistently steeper[74] until leading down leading into the ferns and beside Joe Crafts Creek[75][76].

(4.31 km) Joe Crafts Creek crossing to Valley viewing area
Track: Hard - bushtrack
Length = 659 m Time = 26 mins
Climb = 158 m Descent = -5 m
Continue straight: From the western bank, this walk crosses Joe Crafts Creek[77][78] and heads east up the clear track. This creek may be particularly dangerous to cross after heavy or prolonged rain. The track climbs up a series of stone steps[79], passing through a couple of cracks in the rock[80] before a 'Great North Walk' sign[81] about 60m from the creek. The rocky track continues to climb steeply up for about 300m, then climbs up a timber (and metal) staircase[82], followed by a few section of handrail[83]. Here the walk leads up around the base of rock wall[84] and then climbs up the side to the top of the large, unfenced rock platform with great valley views[85]. The walk continues up the ridge line for another 200m, very gently at first[86], then more steeply up the rocky sections[87]. The track heads along the base of another rock wall[88], then up the stone steps[89] and past the handrail to come to an intersection marked with a 'Great North Walk - Viewing Area' sign[90]. The short track (on your right) leads to a seat at the edge of an unfenced cliff with views[91] and a seat[92].

(4.96 km) Valley viewing area to Int of GNW and Glendale Road
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 876 m Time = 16 mins
Climb = 25 m Descent = -14 m
Turn left: From the intersection near the 'viewing point'[93], this walk heads gently uphill directly away from the viewing area, keeping the valley on your right[94]. The track leads up a few short, moderately steep sections[95] for about 100m, then the track heads much more gently up through the open scribbly gum forest[96] for about 400m before passing under the power lines[97]. Here, the walk turns left and follows the wide trail[98] for about 40m and turns right[99] (before the locked gate), following a GNW arrow post[100] under another set of power lines[101]. The walk follows the track through the pleasant forest[102] for just shy of 300m then crosses the dirt Glendale Rd[103] to find 'Berowra Waters' sign[104] pointing back across the intersection.

(5.84 km) Int of GNW and Glendale Road to Int of GNW and Pacific Highway service trail
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 834 m Time = 19 mins
Climb = 33 m Descent = -59 m
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk follows the 'Cowan' sign[105] away from the dirt road and down along the rocky and sandy track. The track winds through the forest (with some interesting twisted, thin scribbly gums[106][107]) for about 600m before bending left and following under a set of power lines[108]. Near the Pacific Hwy (up to your right), this walk continues for about 150m and crosses over a very short section of timber boardwalk[109] before climbing up a few steps to a T-intersection with a wide management trail[110].

(6.67 km) Int of GNW and Pacific Highway service trail to Cowan trackhead
Track: Moderate - servicetrail
Length = 499 m Time = 11 mins
Climb = 27 m Descent = -13 m
Veer left: From the intersection, this walk follows the GNW arrow post[111] gently downhill, keeping the valley views to your left[112]. The trail gently winds behind some houses (up to your right) for about 400m before bending right and heading up through a weedy section[113]. The walk then passes around a locked gate[114] to come to an intersection with a footpath, just before the Pacific Hwy[115] and across from Cowan station. There is a large 'Great North Walk' sign[116] here, pointing back to 'Sydney Cove'.

(7.17 km) Int of Great North Walk and Pacific Highway service trail to Cowan Station
Walk: Easy - footpath
Length = 38 m Time = 1 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -2 m
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk follows the Great North Walk arrow across the Pacific Highway (be careful of traffic) to the ramp at the front of Cowan Railway Station.

Catch the train from Cowan Station
Public transport (train) available from this Bushwalk Check out the facilities at Cowan Station
You can phone 131500 (the transport info line) for up to date running times.
Use these links to plan your train trip from the end of the walk.
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Catch the bus from Cowan Station
Public transport (bus) available from this Bushwalk You can phone 131500 (the transport info line) for up to date running times.
Use these links to plan your Bus (and train) trip from the end of this walk.
(Links currently not working sorry)
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Drive from Cowan Station
You can drive or ride from this end of this Bushwalk There is free parking available.
You can drive or ride from the end of this walk
Use these links to plan your trip from the end of this walk.
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Getting there

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Public Transport Timetables

To the start of the walk

From
Castle Hill
Chatswood
Dural
Epping
Gosford
Hornsby
Katoomba
Manly
Parramatta
Penrith
Strathfield
Sutherland
Sydney
From the end of the walk

To
Castle Hill
Chatswood
Dural
Epping
Gosford
Hornsby
Katoomba
Manly
Parramatta
Penrith
Strathfield
Sutherland
Sydney

Driving Directions
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Near by



Nearest know Outdoor Stores near the start of this walk
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
Kathmandu 236 Pacific Hwy (Westfield), Hornsby (02) 9476 1399 11.8 km
CampHikeClimb 20 George St, Hornsby (02) 9476 5767 11.7 km
All Camping Supplies 12 Railway Pde, Thornleigh (02) 9481 0473 15.2 km
Paddlecraft 3B / 1714 Pittwater Road, Bayview 02 9997 8015 17.3 km
One Stop Adventure Shop 1045 Victoria Rd , West Ryde (02) 9858 5844 23.3 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Berowra Waters to Cowan Station.
Channel Call sign
(more info)
Site Distance and dir from Berowra Waters to Cowan Station
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6 VMB7 CB Repeater Site 16 Alan Rd BEROWRA HEIGHTS 2 km (to the SE)
5 SYD05 Sydney Adventist Hospital 185 Fox Valley Rd WAHROONGA
Emergency use only
15 km (to the S)
8 MDC08 Gencom Site Lot 6 Wakefield Close KARIONG 24 km (to the NE)
7 SYD07 7 Glamorgan St BLACKTOWN 29 km (to the SW)
3 VMB2 Tower Street BATEAU BAY 40 km (to the NE)

Weather and Park info

Fire Danger
This walk passes Greater Sydney Region fire area which currently has a LOW MODERATE rating and No fire ban in place.
(Tomorrow the Fire Danger Rating is LOW MODERATE, No fire ban.) (Downloaded 3 years ago)
Please Note: 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 and Climate
Weather and Climate summary detailed weather and climate information here
°C (feels like °)
km/h from the
% humidity     (as at )
Wed      29°Showers. Likely storm developing.
Thu19°|25°Possible shower.
Fri18°|30°Partly cloudy.
Sat16°|24°Possible late shower.
A graph displaying the average daily temperature range for the year

Berowra Valley National Park Link to official closures and fire bans page
Following the Berowra Creek the Berowra Valley National Park is located on the Hornsby Plateau and is made up of typical Hawkesbury Sandstone. The great North walk, Benowie walking track, and many other great walks stretch spann this park. The area has varied vegetation including many different sorts of Eucalyptus and plenty of native animals, includingl swamp wallibies, water dragons, bandicoots, Lyre Birds, and bush turkeys. There are several campsites within the Park, and Crosslands Reserve is also a popular spot near the middle of the park.
Region: Sydney & Surrounds
Park fees Camping
Current Park Closure information for Berowra Valley National Park
Closure information last downloaded Sunday 27th of September 2015 07:00 AM
Safety alerts: Quarry trail and Benowie walking track restricted access
Access restrictions are in place along trails that traverse the land managed by the Hornsby Rifle Range. Restricted areas include:
  • an 800m section of trail, 2km in from the Quarry Road entrance at Dural
  • an 800m section of trail, 300m in from the Stewart Avenue entrance at Hornsby
  • a 750m section of the Benowie walking track between Steele Bridge and Fishponds Waterholes.
Shooting times are between 9am and 4.30pm, 7 days a week. All visitors wishing to access the restricted sections of trail during these times must request prior authorisation by contacting the Hornsby Rifle Range on their 24 hour contact number 0417 201 606. Consult the map on Page vii of the Berowra Valley National Park Draft Plan of Management to plan alternative routes during these hours. Visit the website for further information about the Hornsby Rifle Range.



Muogamarra Nature Reserve Link to official closures and fire bans page

Region:
Park fees I am not aware of any closures in this park at the moment.

Walker Feedback

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alanm - Great Section on GNW IP:125.254.73.xxx | 2013-02-10 00:31:20
This walk is the true essence of the Great North Walk. It has tough climbs and great scenery.
There are more pegs than mentioned in the track notes.
As usual I made a video, but my HD camera died so I had to use my phone camera - so the video is very average. Link is http://youtu.be/_eLnTL2QeiA
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