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 Blackbutt Creek Return bushwalking track
Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Blackbutt Creek Return bushwalking trackOverview 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.
||Short steep hills (3/6)
|Quality of track
||Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
||Directional signs along the way (3/6)
||No experience required (1/6)
||Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
||Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
*This summary of grading information is new and still in testingSome more detail of this walks Grading
Here is a bit more details explaining the grading looking at sections of the walk.Gradient
Around 1.5km of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 1.2km has gentle hills with occasional steps.
Quality of track
1.8km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 960m follows a smooth and hardened path. The remaining (20m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.
Around 1.4km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 1.4km is clearly signposted.
This whole walk, 2.7km requires no previous bushwalking experience.
This whole walk, 2.7km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).
Around 1.4km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 1.4km is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).
This walk passes Greater Sydney Region
fire area which currently has a LOW MODERATE
rating and No fire ban
(Tomorrow the Fire Danger Rating is LOW MODERATE, No fire ban.) (Downloaded 4 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 ClimateWeather and Climate summary detailed weather and climate information here
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Blackbutt Reserve is a large area of natural bushland owned and managed by Ku-ring-gai council. The park extends from Lady Game drive up to Vale St, west of Gordon Golf course. The park is supports a number of service trail and bush track allowing visitors to explore large areas of the park. The park is also home to vulnerable Large Forest Owls.
I am not aware of any closures in this park at the moment.