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Davies Reserve to the Salt Pan Creek Footbridge
Time: 20 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.9 km SE of Padstow
Length: 1 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 1 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Bankstown(LGA)
Climb: 18 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 18 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
Style: Return
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible

This leisurely creek side walk follows the footpaths and boardwalks from Davies Reserve to the footbridge crossing Salt Pan Creek, just upstream from the railway bridge. The only facilities along this walk include seats and a toilet block at Davies Reserve. This is a nice way to explore the mangroves and willows along the river. (open in app)


Today's Fire rating
LOW MODERATE (No fire ban)
  Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Davies Reserve to the Salt Pan Creek Footbridge

Map of Walk

Location

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Map of Davies Reserve to the Salt Pan Creek Footbridge
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Davies Reserve
Int of Truro Parade boardwalk
End of Meager Ave
Starting point for this hiking track: Davies Reserve

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
 Botany Bay 1:25 000 Map Series NSW-91303S 
 Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 

Photo Gallery

 
Davies Reserve
 
Davies Reserve +
 
Under the Willow tree
 
Under the Willow tree +
 
folling the powerlines
 
folling the powerlines +

 
heading through the mangroves
 
heading through the mangroves +
 
Salt Pan Creek boardwalks
 
Salt Pan Creek boardwalks +
 
Salt Pan Creek footbridge
 
Salt Pan Creek footbridge +

Terrain


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 Davies Reserve to the Salt Pan Creek Footbridge bushwalking track

Cross Section of the Davies Reserve to the Salt Pan Creek Footbridge bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Davies Reserve to the Salt Pan Creek Footbridge bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the Davies Reserve to the Salt Pan Creek Footbridge 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 1km
Time 20 mins
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Grade 1/6

Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible
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)
*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
This whole walk, 520m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track
This whole walk, 520m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs
This whole walk, 520m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required
This whole walk, 520m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

Weather
This whole walk, 520m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure
This whole walk, 520m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Track Notes


Since this is a 'return' style walk once you have had enough of the walk, turn around and retrace your steps back to the start.
Catch the bus to Davies Reserve
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 Davies Reserve
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|

Davies Reserve Alt = 6 m
This park can be accessed from the end of Tallawarra Ave or directly from Davies Road in Padstow. The Reserve is one of the spots along the Salt Pan Creek walking track. The facilities provided at this reserve include play equipment, a toilet block and picnic tables and seats. There is plenty of open space, and shade from a few large trees. There is parking for about 20 cars.

(0 km) Davies Reserve to Int of Truro Parade boardwalk
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - duckboard
Length = 45 m Time = 1 mins
Climb = 1 m Descent = 0 m
From Davies Reserve, this walk follows the fenced boardwalk running parallel to the power lines, keeping Salt Pan Creek on the right. The track passes through the wetlands for a short distance, coming to an intersection with the Truro Parade boardwalk on the left.

(0.05 km) Int of Truro Parade boardwalk to End of Meager Ave
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - duckboard
Length = 318 m Time = 6 mins
Climb = 5 m Descent = -6 m
Continue straight: From the intersection, the walk continues along the short board walk (keeping the power lines above to the right). Soon the boardwalk joins onto a hardened footpath, which continues along through the grass clearing, running parallel to Salt Pan Creek. The track passes behind a number of houses, and then passes a couple of transmission towers as the footpath tends left to the end of Meager Avenue.

(0.36 km) End of Meager Ave to Int of Salt Pan Creek footbridge
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - duckboard
Length = 160 m Time = 3 mins
Climb = 1 m Descent = -5 m
Veer right: ###This section of the track is closed for End of 2010 to sometime in 2011. Please walk along Meager Ave to Davies Rd as an alternate route###[1]
From the end of Meager Ave, the walk follows the footpath lined with wooden posts (with the white house at no.2 initially on the left) into the bush and down the gentle hill. After a short distance, the footpath joins a board walk and continues through some mangroves and out to the creek edge. The boardwalk then turns left, crossing under the railway bridge to the intersection with the Salt Pan Creek footbridge on the right.

Catch the bus from Davies Reserve
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 Davies Reserve
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

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Near by



Nearest know Outdoor Stores near the start of this walk
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
Onrope 11 Nelson Ave, Padstow (02) 9709 6299 2.4 km
Ute Van & 4WD Accessory World Cnr King Georges & Moorefields Rds, Beverly Hills (02) 9758 2500 3.8 km
Dans Caravans 422 Hume Hwy, Yagoona (02) 9790 7047 5.4 km
Jeffs Camping & Disposals Lvl2/ 444 Hume Hwy, Yagoona (02) 9708 5092 5.5 km
Jeffs Camping & Disposals 886 Canterbury Rd , Lakemba (02) 9750 5092 4.5 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Davies Reserve to the Salt Pan Creek Footbridge.
Channel Call sign
(more info)
Site Distance and dir from Davies Reserve to the Salt Pan Creek Footbridge
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1 SYD01 12/14 Ormonde Parade HURSTVILLE 6 km (to the ESE)
7 SYD07 7 Glamorgan St BLACKTOWN 22 km (to the NNW)
5 SYD05 Sydney Adventist Hospital 185 Fox Valley Rd WAHROONGA
Emergency use only
25 km (to the NNE)
3 VMG3 Mine commsite WESTCLIFF COLLIERY 37 km (to the SSW)
6 VMB7 CB Repeater Site 16 Alan Rd BEROWRA HEIGHTS 39 km (to the NNE)

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 2 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 )
A graph displaying the average daily temperature range for the year

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