|Cockle Creek Lookout Return|
This is a great walk for visitors looking for a reasonably short adventure after lunch. The leisurely walk starts from the cafe and information centre at Bobbin Head and follows the Warrimoo Track up the hill to the Cockle Creek Lookout, before returning along the same route. (open in app)
Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Cockle Creek Lookout Return
Map of Walk
Map of Cockle Creek Lookout Return
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Map Scale 500 meters
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
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 Cockle Creek Lookout Return bushwalking track
Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Cockle Creek Lookout Return bushwalking track
Overview 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.
Some more detail of this walks Grading
Here is a bit more details explaining the grading looking at sections of the walk.
300m of this walk is very steep and another 160m is flat with no steps. The remaining (110m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.
Quality of track
Around 410m of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 160m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.
Around 410m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 160m is clearly signposted.
Around 410m of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 160m requires no previous bushwalking experience.
This whole walk, 570m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).
Around 450m of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 110m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).
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.
Getting therePlan your trip to the start of the walk and back from the end of the walk
Public Transport links currently not working, sorry
Campsites in the park
The Basin campground
Nearest know Outdoor Stores near the start of this walk
A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Cockle Creek Lookout Return.
Weather and Park info
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 7 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
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Link to official closures and fire bans page
A largely untouched wilderness on the northern boundary of Sydney, Ku-ring-gai Chase NP is one of Australia's oldest national parks. Here at the head of the Hawkesbury River, you'll find Aboriginal engravings and sites, as well as sandstone escarpments,
Region: Sydney & Surrounds
Park fees Camping Facilities I am not aware of any closures in this park at the moment.