|Salvation Loop Track|
This walk makes a circuit from West Head Rd around the Salvation Loop track in Ku-ring-gai Chase NP. The walk passes through wet heathland vegetation and around a hanging swamp. The thick heath vegetation along the track means that the views are mostly restricted, however it is still a nice walk with wildflowers in spring, plenty of scribbly gums and some rock outcrops to explore. The full length of this walk is on road or well-defined management trail. (open in app)
Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Salvation Loop Track
Map of Walk
Map of Salvation Loop Track
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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
Cross sectional view of the Salvation Loop Track bushwalking track
Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Salvation Loop 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.
Around 3.7km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 300m is flat with no steps.
Quality of track
Around 3.2km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 840m follows a smooth and hardened path.
Around 2.5km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 1.4km is clearly signposted.
Around 2.5km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.4km requires some bushwalking experience.
This whole walk, 4km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).
Around 3.2km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 840m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).
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 Salvation Loop 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.