Please note: This is a 'return' style walk and therefore these graphs only show the terrain for the first half of the walk (until the turn around point.)
Cross sectional view of the Somersby Falls bushwalking track
Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Somersby Falls bushwalking trackOverview of this walks Grading
- Based on the AS 2156.1 - 2001
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Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.
||Short steep hills (3/6)
|Quality of track
||Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
||Directional signs along the way (3/6)
||Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
||Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
||Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
*This summary of grading information is new and still in testingSome more detail of this walks Grading
Here is a bit more details explaining the grading looking at sections of the walk.Gradient
Around 120m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 90m has short steep hills.
Quality of track
Around 180m of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 30m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.
Around 180m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 30m is clearly signposted.
Around 120m of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 90m requires no previous bushwalking experience.
Around 120m of this walk is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety, whilst the remaining 90m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).
Around 120m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 90m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).
This walk passes Greater Sydney Region
fire area which currently has a LOW MODERATE
rating and No fire ban
(Tomorrow the Fire Danger Rating is LOW MODERATE, No fire ban.) (Downloaded 4 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 ClimateWeather and Climate summary detailed weather and climate information here
Brisbane Water National Park Link to official closures and fire bans page
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|Wed|| 30°||Showers. Likely storm developing.|
|Sat||17°|25°||Possible late shower.|
Brisbane Waters National Park is situated south west of Gosford perched on the Hawkesbury River. The park is characterised by sandstone features, Aboriginal engravings, flowery heaths, bird life and spectacular water views. Brisbane Waters NP has many bushwalks through the are with the Great North Walk passing through the middle of the park.
Region: Sydney & Surrounds Park fees Camping Facilities
I am not aware of any closures in this park at the moment.