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Glen Rosa Track
Time: 1 hr 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.8 km SSW of Medlow Bath
Length: 3.5 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 3.5 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Blue Mountains(LGA)
Climb: 120 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 120 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 start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Moderate

Using a variety of trails this circuit is a good walk for those looking for a shorter walk in the Medlow Bath area. Unfortunately, it does not have the views of the Megalong Valley that many of the other walks in the area do have. It is really the sidetrips that make this walk enjoyable, especially the short trip down to the small cave. (open in app)


There are Closed areas in Blue Mountains National Park
Today's Fire rating
LOW MODERATE (No fire ban)
  Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for The Glen Rosa Track

Map of Walk

Location

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Map of The Glen Rosa Track
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Meadlow Bath Railway Station
Int of Station St and Belgravia Rd
Int of Station St and Wonderland Track
Int of Wonderland and Lookout Track
Int of Wonderland and Lookout Track
Int of Wonderland and Cave Tracks
Int of Wonderland and Cave Tracks
Int of Wonderland and Belgravia St Tracks
End of Belgravia Rd
Int of Station St and Belgravia Rd
Starting point for this hiking track: Meadlow Bath Railway Station

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
 Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series NSW-89301S 
 Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 

Photo Gallery

 
Medlow Bath Railway Station
 
Medlow Bath Railway Station +
 
Station St
 
Station St +
 
The small house next to the railway line
 
The small house next to the railway line +

 
The Servicetrail
 
The Servicetrail +
 
Station St Servicetrail
 
Station St Servicetrail +
 
The Glen Rosa Track
 
The Glen Rosa Track +

 
View from the Glen Rosa Track
 
View from the Glen Rosa Track +
 
The cliffs next to the track down to the cave
 
The cliffs next to the track down to the cave +
 
The track up to Belgravia Rd
 
The track up to Belgravia Rd +

Terrain

Cross sectional view of the The Glen Rosa Track bushwalking track

Cross Section of the The Glen Rosa Track bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the The Glen Rosa Track bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the The Glen Rosa Track 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 3.5km
Time 1 hr 30 mins
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Grade 3/6

Track: Moderate
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 Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
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
1.8km of this walk is flat with no steps and another 1.5km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (160m) has short steep hills.

Quality of track
Around 2.7km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 780m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs
Around 2.6km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 960m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required
Around 3.3km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 160m requires some bushwalking experience.

Weather
This whole walk, 3.5km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure
Around 2.7km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 780m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Track Notes


Catch the train to Medlow Bath Station
Public transport (train) available to this Bushwalk Check out the facilities at Medlow Bath Station
You can phone 131500 (the transport info line) for up to date running times.
Use these links to plan your train trip to the end of the walk.
Plan your trip from --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|
Catch the bus to Meadlow Bath Railway Station
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)
Plan your trip from --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|
Drive to Meadlow Bath Railway Station
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.
Plan your trip from --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|

(0 km) Meadlow Bath Railway Station to Int of Station St and Belgravia Rd
Walk: Easy - road
Length = 277 m Time = 4 mins
Climb = 1 m Descent = -2 m
From Meadlow Bath Train Station, this walk crosses the Great Western Hwy to the west onto Station Rd heading North-West. The walk follows the road for approximately 150m before coming to the corner of Begravia Rd.

(0.28 km) Int of Station St and Belgravia Rd to Int of Station St and Wonderland Track
Track: Moderate - servicetrail
Length = 1.18 km Time = 21 mins
Climb = 20 m Descent = -20 m
Continue straight: From the intersection of Belgravia Rd and Station St, this walk heads north along the wide management trail. This runs parallel to both the railway line and the Great Western Hwy on the west side. Approximately 200m past Belgravia Rd, the track passes some pretty houses including some heritage stone buildings. From here, the walk continues north until passing a clearing on the left, about where the tall trees start between the train line and highway. Approximately 30m past the clearing, the walk comes to an intersection with a narrow bush track on the left. This intersection is quite hidden and so it is necessary to look out sharply at the small clearings off to the side of the track.

(1.45 km) Int of Station St and Wonderland Track to Int of Wonderland and Lookout Track
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 562 m Time = 12 mins
Climb = 5 m Descent = -54 m
Turn left: From the intersection, this walk heads west, slightly away from the railway tracks, before turning to the south-west. The walk follows the narrow bush track through low-lying scrub on either side, and occasionally glimpses magnificent views over the valley to the west. After a little while, the track comes to a small intersection with another bush track on the right (heading downhill).

(2.02 km) Int of Wonderland and Lookout Track to Lookout
Optional sidetrip: Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 135 m Time = 3 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -20 m
Turn right: From the intersection, this walk heads directly down the hill to the south-west. After a short period, the walk passes some good cliffs before coming to a large boulder formation and clearing. This offers a good view over the bushland, however the surrounding trees make it difficult to see further into the valley.
(Retrace your steps back to the main track, then turn right to continue along this walk.)

(2.02 km) Int of Wonderland and Lookout Track to Int of Wonderland and Cave Tracks
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 396 m Time = 8 mins
Climb = 17 m Descent = -12 m
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk heads south along the bush track around the valley until coming to a small intersection with a bush track on the right (which heads downhill).

(2.41 km) Int of Wonderland and Cave Tracks to Cave
Optional sidetrip: Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 147 m Time = 4 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -42 m
Turn right: From the intersection, this walk heads directly down the hill to the west along a narrow bush track, until coming to a boulder formation which looks out over the valley. At this point, there is also a small cave made out of the sandstone that has been graffitied inside.
(Retrace your steps back to the main track, then turn right to continue along this walk.)

(2.41 km) Int of Wonderland and Cave Tracks to Int of Wonderland and Belgravia St Tracks
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 432 m Time = 10 mins
Climb = 23 m Descent = -22 m
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk heads south (with the hill sloping up to the left) until coming to a 'T' intersection with a bush track.

(2.84 km) Int of Wonderland and Belgravia St Tracks to End of Belgravia Rd
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 159 m Time = 6 mins
Climb = 37 m Descent = 0 m
Turn left: From the intersection, this walk follows the small bush track directly up the hill to the east, until emerging on the end of Belgravia Rd.

(3 km) End of Belgravia Rd to Int of Station St and Belgravia Rd
Walk: Easy - road
Length = 229 m Time = 5 mins
Climb = 15 m Descent = -9 m
Continue straight: From the end of Belgravia Rd, this walk heads east along the road until coming to an intersection with Station Rd at the railway tracks.

(3.23 km) Int of Station St and Belgravia Rd to Meadlow Bath Railway Station
Walk: Easy - road
Length = 277 m Time = 4 mins
Climb = 2 m Descent = -1 m
Turn right: From the corner of Belgravia Rd and Station St, this walk heads south-east along Station St until reaching the Great Western Hwy. At this point, the walk crosses the highway to the east and goes into Medlow Bath Railway Station.

Catch the train from Medlow Bath Station
Public transport (train) available from this Bushwalk Check out the facilities at Medlow Bath 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.
Plan your trip to --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|
Catch the bus from Meadlow Bath Railway 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)
Plan your trip to --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|
Drive from Meadlow Bath Railway 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.
Plan your trip to --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|

Getting there

Plan your trip to the start of the walk and back from the end of the walk

Public Transport links currently not working, sorry
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
To the start of the walk

Drive from:
From the end of the walk

Drive to:


Near by


Campsites in the park
Acacia Flat
Burralow Creek camping ground
Coxs River Camping Area
Euroka campground - Appletree Flat campervan and camper trailer area
Euroka campground
Ingar campground
Mount Werong campground
Murphys Glen campground
Perrys Lookdown campground
Euroka Campground - Darug
Euroka Campground - Red Gum
Euroka Campground - Nioka
Euroka Campground - Bennetts Ridge


Nearest know Outdoor Stores near the start of this walk
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
Summit Gear 80- Bathurst Rd , Katoomba (02) 4782 3018 5.2 km
Paddy Pallin 166 Katoomba St , Katoomba (02) 4782 4466 5.5 km
Simdra Pet & Hobby Mart 45 Main St , Lithgow (02) 6352 4422 24.2 km
Lithgow 4WD Centre 281 Main St , Lithgow (02) 6353 1899 24.5 km
Summit Gear 11 Ross St , Glenbrook (02) 4739 4373 33.2 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to The Glen Rosa Track.
Channel Call sign
(more info)
Site Distance and dir from The Glen Rosa Track
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6 LGW06 Lithgow Council Site HASSANS WALLS 23 km (to the NNW)
5 BIN05 Fire Tower MT BINDO
Emergency use only
25 km (to the W)
7 VMC7 Fire Tower MT BINDO 25 km (to the W)
4 RIV04 Fire Service Rusden Road MT RIVERVIEW 33 km (to the ESE)
2 KUR02 Miles Comms Site 1 1 246 Burralow Road KURRAJONG HEIGHTS 34 km (to the ENE)

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      27°Showers. Likely storm developing.
Thu16°|26°Shower or two.
Fri15°|28°Mostly sunny.
Sat12°|22°Possible late shower.
A graph displaying the average daily temperature range for the year

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