|Blackbutt Creek Return|
This walk is a popular track being close to roads, yet surrounded by nice tall trees. The walk heads down hill with tall eucalyptus surrounding the track and providing shade for most of the walk. Convenient access to the start of the walk from Gordon Railway station is another feature of this walk. (open in app)
Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Blackbutt Creek Return
Map of Walk
Map of Blackbutt Creek Return
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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
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 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 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).
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
Lane Cove River tourist park
Nearest know Outdoor Stores near the start of this walk
A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Blackbutt Creek Return.
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 8 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
Blackbutt Reserve 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.