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Nerang Viewpoint
Time: 1 Hr Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1 km NW of Terrey Hills
Length: 2.4 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 2.4 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 92 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 92 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
Track: Hard

At Nerang Viewpoint, the ground drops away to the north, giving views across to the neighboring forested ridges. This is a short and quiet walk and feels 'off the beaten track'. Initially this walk follows a wide trail, but this soon changes to a foot track following a broad ridge north through scribbly gums and wild flowers. The track has some small uphill and downhill sections and is eroded in places. (open in app)


Today's Fire rating
LOW MODERATE (No fire ban)
  Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Nerang Viewpoint

Map of Walk

Location

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Map of Nerang Viewpoint
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Map Scale 500 meters
Nerang Av
Int of Perimeter & Nerang Trails
Starting point for this hiking track: Nerang Av

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
 Hornsby 1:25 000 Map Series NSW-91304S 
 Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map 1:40 000 Map Series CMA Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map 
 Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 

Photo Gallery

 
Locked gate at the north end of Nerang Ave, Terrey Hills.
 
Locked gate at the north end of Nerang Ave, Terrey Hills. +
 
Information sign near Nerang Rd, Terrey Hills
 
Information sign near Nerang Rd, Terrey Hills +
 
Trail, close to Nerang Rd, Terrey Hills
 
Trail, close to Nerang Rd, Terrey Hills +

 
Hidden Nerang Track sign
 
Hidden Nerang Track sign +
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint +
 
Hidden Nerang Sign
 
Hidden Nerang Sign +

 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint +
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint +
 
Wildflower - Pink Wax Flower (Eriostemon austrlis)
 
Wildflower - Pink Wax Flower (Eriostemon austrlis) +

 
Rocky track on Nerang Track
 
Rocky track on Nerang Track +
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint +
 
Sign at Int of Perimeter and Nerang Tracks
 
Sign at Int of Perimeter and Nerang Tracks +

 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint +
 
Heath on Nerang Track
 
Heath on Nerang Track +
 
Heath on Nerang Track
 
Heath on Nerang Track +

 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint +
 
View to east on Nerang Track
 
View to east on Nerang Track +
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint +

 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint +
 
Wild Flowers (Eriostemon australis)
 
Wild Flowers (Eriostemon australis) +
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint +

 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint +
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint +
 
Scribbly Gum on Nereng Track
 
Scribbly Gum on Nereng Track +

 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint +
 
Wild Flower (Patersonia sericea)
 
Wild Flower (Patersonia sericea) +
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint +

 
View from Nerang Track
 
View from Nerang Track +
 
Nerang Lookout
 
Nerang Lookout +
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint
 
Track to Nerang Viewpoint +

 
Nerang Viewpoint, grass trees in foreground (Xanthorrhoea sp)
 
Nerang Viewpoint, grass trees in foreground (Xanthorrhoea sp) +
 
Nerang Viewpoint
 
Nerang Viewpoint +
 
Nerang Viewpoint
 
Nerang Viewpoint +

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 Nerang Viewpoint bushwalking track

Cross Section of the Nerang Viewpoint bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Nerang Viewpoint bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the Nerang Viewpoint 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 2.4km
Time 1 Hr
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Grade 4/6

Track: Hard
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
*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
Around 1.1km of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 75m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track
Around 1.1km of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely, whilst the remaining 75m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs
Around 1.1km of this walk has minimal directional signs, whilst the remaining 75m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required
Around 1.1km of this walk requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 75m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

Weather
Around 1.1km of this walk is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety, whilst the remaining 75m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure
Around 1.1km of this walk has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged), whilst the remaining 75m 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 Nerang Av
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 Nerang Av
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|

(0 km) Nerang Av to Int of Perimeter & Nerang Trails
Walk: Easy - servicetrail
Length = 73 m Time = 1 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -3 m
From the intersection[1] (at the northern end of Nerang Rd in Terrey Hills), this walk follows the management trail, passing a locked gate and ‘Where can I ride in Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park’ sign[2](on the right). The walk continues, keeping a creek[3] on your right for about 70m, until just past the ‘Nerang Track’ sign[4] (on the right and partly hidden) when the walk comes to a clear intersection with Nerang Track[5] (on the right).

(0.07 km) Int of Perimeter & Nerang Trails to Nerang Lookout
Track: Hard - bushtrack
Length = 1.12 km Time = 23 mins
Climb = 25 m Descent = -64 m
Turn right: From the intersection[6], this walk follows the sandy eroded[7] track north, coming to a heath clearing[8] after about 170m (ignoring side tracks[9] after about 60m). This walk follows the trail into the bush, keeping the high ground to the left for about 900m until coming to flat rocks[10] and the Nerang View Point.

Nerang Lookout Alt = 128 m
Upon arriving at Nerang Lookout of Terrey Hills, the ground drops away to the north, offering filtered views through Banksia trees[11]. Nerang Lookout is an unfenced sandstone platform, with large boulders scattered about. These large boulders create small attractive chasms[12]. Nerang Lookout is a relaxed and pleasant spot to appreciate a typical bush setting within Ku-Ring-Gai National Park.

Catch the bus from Nerang Av
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 Nerang Av
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|

Catch the bus to Nerang Av
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|

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

Drive to:


Near by


Campsites in the park
The Basin campground


Nearest know Outdoor Stores near the start of this walk
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
Paddlecraft 3B / 1714 Pittwater Road, Bayview 02 9997 8015 7.1 km
Outdoor Shack 1131 Pittwater Rd , Collaroy (02) 9981 6933 9.3 km
Kellys Camping & Outdoors 826 Pittwater Rd , Dee Why (02) 9972 0061 10.3 km
Larry Adler Ski & Outdoor 1024 Pittwater Rd , Collaroy (02) 9971 8711 9.8 km
Kangaroo Tent City & BBQs 165-167 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood (02) 9884 9199 13.2 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Nerang Viewpoint.
Channel Call sign
(more info)
Site Distance and dir from Nerang Viewpoint
Click to re-center search
6 VMB7 CB Repeater Site 16 Alan Rd BEROWRA HEIGHTS 11 km (to the NW)
5 SYD05 Sydney Adventist Hospital 185 Fox Valley Rd WAHROONGA
Emergency use only
13 km (to the WSW)
8 MDC08 Gencom Site Lot 6 Wakefield Close KARIONG 27 km (to the NNE)
7 SYD07 7 Glamorgan St BLACKTOWN 32 km (to the WSW)
1 SYD01 12/14 Ormonde Parade HURSTVILLE 35 km (to the SSW)

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 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 Climate
Weather and Climate summary detailed weather and climate information here
°C (feels like °)
km/h from the
% humidity     (as at )
Wed      29°Showers. Likely storm developing.
Thu19°|25°Possible shower.
Fri18°|30°Partly cloudy.
Sat16°|24°Possible late shower.
A graph displaying the average daily temperature range for the year

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.

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