|Flint and Steel track|
This walk follows a scenic route to the secluded Flint and Steel Beach, which provides views across the Hawkesbury River to landmarks such as Lion Island, Patonga and Box Head. The walk passes through palm, pine and grass tree forests. There is a great diversity of flora and some fantastic sandstone rock formations along the way. (open in app)
Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Flint and Steel track
Map of Walk
Map of Flint and Steel track
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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 Flint and Steel track bushwalking track
Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Flint and Steel track 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.
This whole walk, 1.1km has short steep hills.
Quality of track
This whole walk, 1.1km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.
Around 740m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 330m is clearly signposted.
Around 590m of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 490m requires no previous bushwalking experience.
Around 590m of this walk is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety, whilst the remaining 490m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).
This whole walk, 1.1km 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 Flint and Steel track.
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.