Cross sectional view of the Rainforest walk to Riverside Park bushwalking track
Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Rainforest walk to Riverside Park 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.
||Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
|Quality of track
||Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
||Clearly signposted (1/6)
||No experience required (1/6)
||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
This whole walk, 2km has gentle hills with occasional steps.
Quality of track
Around 1.3km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 700m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.
This whole walk, 2km is clearly signposted.
This whole walk, 2km requires no previous bushwalking experience.
Around 1.3km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 700m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.
Around 1.3km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 700m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).
This walk passes Greater Hunter
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 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 ClimateWeather and Climate summary detailed weather and climate information here
Hunter Wetlands National Park Link to official closures and fire bans page
|°C (feels like °)|
| km/h from the |
|% humidity (as at )|
|Wed|| 27°||Showers. Likely storm developing.|
|Fri||20°|30°||Becoming windy. Partly cloudy.|
|Sat||19°|24°||Possible late shower.|
Hunter Wetlands National Park is in Kooragang north of Newcastle. The island national park is based around a the Kooragang Wetlands is home to interesting historic and natural features. Enjoy boardwalks, river views, bike riding and picnicking.
Region: Hunter & Mid North Coast Park fees Camping Facilities
I am not aware of any closures in this park at the moment.