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 Whale Rock bushwalking track
Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Whale Rock bushwalking trackOverview 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.
||Short steep hills (3/6)
|Quality of track
||Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
||Directional signs along the way (3/6)
||No experience required (1/6)
||Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
||Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)
*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
This whole walk, 260m has short steep hills.
Quality of track
This whole walk, 260m follows a smooth and hardened path.
This whole walk, 260m has directional signs at most intersection.
This whole walk, 260m requires no previous bushwalking experience.
This whole walk, 260m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).
This whole walk, 260m 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
Lane Cove National Park Link to official closures and fire bans page
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|Wed|| 33°||Showers. Likely storm developing.|
|Sat||16°|26°||Possible late shower.|
This small but picturesque city park is a haven of peaceful bushland along the winding Lane Cove River. Home to the Kukundi Wildlife Shelter and 27 km of the Great North Walk, you can also hire a boat, take a stroll or enjoy a picnic by the weir.
Region: Sydney & Surrounds Park fees Camping Facilities Current Park Closure information for Lane Cove National Park
Closure information last downloaded Sunday 27th of September 2015 07:00 AM Closed areas: Terrys Creek walking track maintenance
Some areas of this park will experience temporary disruptions and delays due to walking track maintenance, unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. Closed areas are:
Penalties apply for non-compliance.
- Terrys Creek walking track
For more information, please contact Bobbin Head Information Centre on (02) 9472 8949 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page
for park safety guidelines.