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The Perimeter Trail to Wilkins Viewpoint
Time: 2 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
4.7 km WNW of Terrey Hills
Length: 5.5 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 5.5 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Climb: 137 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 137 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
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This Perimeter Trail walk to Wilkins Viewpoint, near Terrey Hills offers a beautiful view into the waters of Cowan Creek. The setting and views at Wilkins Viewpoint are worth the walking, which is mostly along wide trails. This is a good walk in which to see some typical Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park scenery. (open in app)


Today's Fire rating
LOW MODERATE (No fire ban)
  Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for The Perimeter Trail to Wilkins Viewpoint

Map of Walk

Location

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Map of The Perimeter Trail to Wilkins Viewpoint
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Int of Cullamine Rd & Bulara St
Int of Cullamine Rd & Perimeter Track
Int of Perimeter & Long Tracks
Int of Perimeter & Wilkins Tracks
Starting point for this hiking track: Int of Cullamine Rd & Bulara St

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

 
Cullamine Rd and Perimeter Trail, near Terrey Hills
 
Cullamine Rd and Perimeter Trail, near Terrey Hills +
 
Cullamine Rd and Perimeter Trail, near Terrey Hills
 
Cullamine Rd and Perimeter Trail, near Terrey Hills +
 
Horse riding on Cullamine Rd, near Terrey Hills
 
Horse riding on Cullamine Rd, near Terrey Hills +

 
Cullamine Rd, near Terrey Hills
 
Cullamine Rd, near Terrey Hills +
 
Cullamine Rd, near Terrey Hills
 
Cullamine Rd, near Terrey Hills +
 
Cullamine Rd, near Terrey Hills
 
Cullamine Rd, near Terrey Hills +

 
Locked gate on western end of  Perimeter Trail
 
Locked gate on western end of Perimeter Trail +
 
Perimeter Trail sign, near Terrey Hills
 
Perimeter Trail sign, near Terrey Hills +
 
The Perimeter Trail Entrance at Bulara St
 
The Perimeter Trail Entrance at Bulara St +

 
Horse riding information sign, near Terrey Hills
 
Horse riding information sign, near Terrey Hills +
 
Perimeter Trail, near Terrey Hills
 
Perimeter Trail, near Terrey Hills +
 
Perimeter Trail, near Terrey Hills
 
Perimeter Trail, near Terrey Hills +

 
Perimeter Trail, near Terrey Hills
 
Perimeter Trail, near Terrey Hills +
 
Long Trail sign on Perimeter Trail
 
Long Trail sign on Perimeter Trail +
 
Perimeter Trail, near Terrey Hills
 
Perimeter Trail, near Terrey Hills +

 
Perimeter Trail, near Terrey Hills
 
Perimeter Trail, near Terrey Hills +
 
Wilkin's Track, near Terrey Hills
 
Wilkin's Track, near Terrey Hills +
 
The sandy Wilkin's Track, near Terrey Hills
 
The sandy Wilkin's Track, near Terrey Hills +

 
Wilkins Track
 
Wilkins Track +
 
Wilkins Track, near Terrey Hills
 
Wilkins Track, near Terrey Hills +
 
Trees on Wilkin's Track
 
Trees on Wilkin's Track +

 
Wax Flowers (Eriostemon australis) on Wilkins Track
 
Wax Flowers (Eriostemon australis) on Wilkins Track +
 
'Walkers only' sign on Wilkins Track
 
'Walkers only' sign on Wilkins Track +
 
'Walkers only' sign on Wilkins Track
 
'Walkers only' sign on Wilkins Track +

 
View from Wilkins Viewpoint into Cowan Creek
 
View from Wilkins Viewpoint into Cowan Creek +
 
Wilkins Viewpoint, looking north into Cowan Creek
 
Wilkins Viewpoint, looking north into Cowan Creek +
 
Approach to Wilkins Viewpoint
 
Approach to Wilkins 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 The Perimeter Trail to Wilkins Viewpoint bushwalking track

Cross Section of the The Perimeter Trail to Wilkins Viewpoint bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the The Perimeter Trail to Wilkins Viewpoint bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the The Perimeter Trail to Wilkins 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 6km
Time 2 hrs
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Grade 3/6

Track: Moderate
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
*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
This whole walk, 2.8km has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track
Around 2.6km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 140m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs
This whole walk, 2.8km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required
This whole walk, 2.8km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

Weather
This whole walk, 2.8km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure
Around 2.1km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 610m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

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.
Drive to Int of Cullamine Rd & Bulara St
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) Int of Cullamine Rd & Bulara St to Int of Cullamine Rd & Perimeter Track
Walk: Easy - road
Length = 136 m Time = 3 mins
Climb = 7 m Descent = 0 m
From the intersection[1], this walk follows the unsealed public road[2] gently downhill away from the 'Callamine Trail' sign[3] for about 150m (crossing a culverted creek halfway[4]). This walk turns left at a three-way intersection[5], coming to a locked gate[6] with a 'Perimeter Trail 7.1km One-Way' sign[7].

(0.14 km) Int of Cullamine Rd & Perimeter Track to Int Perimeter and Long Tracks
Walk: Easy - servicetrail
Length = 757 m Time = 14 mins
Climb = 19 m Descent = -23 m
Continue straight: From the intersection[8], this walk follows the management trail [9]around the locked gate with 'Perimeter Track 7.1km One-Way' sign[10]. This walk continues on the trail (passing an information sign[11] after about 30m) for about 300m. This walk continues to follows the trail for about 400m, until coming to a signposted (The Long Trail) three-way intersection (on the left) This intersection is reached about 10m after a track on the right is passed.

(0.89 km) Int of Perimeter & Long Tracks to Int of Perimeter & Wilkins Tracks
Walk: Easy - servicetrail
Length = 1.25 km Time = 23 mins
Climb = 33 m Descent = -22 m
Continue straight: From the intersection[12], this walk follows the management trail east, with the hill on the right for about 500m. Then this walk bends left and continues for about 700m, until coming to the three-way intersection, with a 'Wilkins Track' sign[13] (on the left).

(2.15 km) Int of Perimeter & Wilkins Tracks to Wilkins Track Lookout
Track: Moderate - servicetrail
Length = 612 m Time = 11 mins
Climb = 12 m Descent = -21 m
Turn left: From the intersection, this walk follows the management trail gently downhill past the 'Wilkins Track' sign [14](on the right). Then this walk continues along the sandy trail, passing around the 'Walkers Only Beyond This Point' sign[15] after about 600m. This walk then follows the bush track[16] for about 10m to Wilkins Viewpoint and views [17]into Smith Creek and the surrounding bushland.

Wilkins Track Lookout Alt = 184 m
The Wilkins Track Lookout of Terrey Hills, offers good views over Cowan Creek[18] after a short, mostly level walk. Wilkins Track Lookout consists of an unfenced level sandstone platform[19] with the ground dropping away dramatically to the north, offering fabulous views through trees down over Cowan Creek.

Drive from Int of Cullamine Rd & Bulara St
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|

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

Driving Directions
To the start of the walk

Drive from:
From the end of the walk

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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 10.2 km
Kathmandu 236 Pacific Hwy (Westfield), Hornsby (02) 9476 1399 9.3 km
CampHikeClimb 20 George St, Hornsby (02) 9476 5767 9.4 km
Kangaroo Tent City & BBQs 165-167 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood (02) 9884 9199 14.3 km
Larry Adler Ski & Outdoor 77 Archer St , Chatswood (02) 9412 4777 14.7 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to The Perimeter Trail to Wilkins Viewpoint.
Channel Call sign
(more info)
Site Distance and dir from The Perimeter Trail to Wilkins Viewpoint
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6 VMB7 CB Repeater Site 16 Alan Rd BEROWRA HEIGHTS 7 km (to the NW)
5 SYD05 Sydney Adventist Hospital 185 Fox Valley Rd WAHROONGA
Emergency use only
12 km (to the SW)
8 MDC08 Gencom Site Lot 6 Wakefield Close KARIONG 27 km (to the NNE)
7 SYD07 7 Glamorgan St BLACKTOWN 29 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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