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 Manly Dam Nature Trail bushwalking track
Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Manly Dam Nature Trail 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.
||1 hr 30 mins
||Short steep hills (3/6)
|Quality of track
||Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
||Clearly signposted (1/6)
||Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
||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 920m of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 660m has gentle hills with occasional steps.
Quality of track
Around 1.1km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 520m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.
This whole walk, 1.6km is clearly signposted.
Around 1.1km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 450m requires no previous bushwalking experience.
This whole walk, 1.6km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).
Around 1.1km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 450m 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 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 ClimateWeather and Climate summary detailed weather and climate information here
Manly Warringah War Memorial Park (Manly Dam)
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In 1892 the CUrl Curl creek was dammed to for a water reservoir for Manly village, over the years the wall was raised till it held 2 mega litres. Now a War Memorial Park it boasts a series of picnic areas along the western shoreline, with children play areas and other facilities. There are also a number of walking and cycling tracks around the lake. The lake is used by powered and unpowered boats, and can be quite busy on hot weekend days.
Region: Sydney & surrounds
I am not aware of any closures in this park at the moment.