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Sheldon Cascades walk
Time: 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
2.1 km W of Pymble
Length: 0.4 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 0.4 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Troon Creek
Climb: 4 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 4 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 There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Walk: Easy

This short walk explores a set of cascades, finishing at the top of a small waterfall. From the road, the walk follows the creek to a bridge just near the waterfall. You will often see rosellas feeding in the clearing near the first bridge. (open in app)


There are closures in Worimi State Conservation Area
Today's Fire rating
LOW MODERATE (No fire ban)
  Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Sheldon Cascades walk

Map of Walk

Location

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Map of Sheldon Cascades walk
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Map Scale 500 meters
Troon Place(before road bridge)
Starting point for this hiking track: Bridge near waterfall

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 
 Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 

Photo Gallery

 
Track head at Troon Pl
 
Track head at Troon Pl +
 
Bridge over small stream near Troon place
 
Bridge over small stream near Troon place +
 
Small Cascade on creek
 
Small Cascade on creek +

 
The track between the houses and creek
 
The track between the houses and creek +
 
A blury bridge
 
A blury bridge +
 
Waterfall
 
Waterfall +

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 Sheldon Cascades walk bushwalking track

Cross Section of the Sheldon Cascades walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Sheldon Cascades walk bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the Sheldon Cascades walk 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.
Length 360m
Time 15 mins
.


Grade 2/6

Walk: Easy
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 Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)
*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, 180m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track
This whole walk, 180m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs
This whole walk, 180m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required
This whole walk, 180m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

Weather
This whole walk, 180m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure
This whole walk, 180m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

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.
Catch the bus to Troon Place(before road bridge)
Public transport (bus) available to this Bushwalk You can phone 131500 (the transport info line) for up to date running times.
Use these links to plan your Bus (and train) trip to the end of this walk.
(Links currently not working sorry)
Plan your trip from --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|
Drive to Troon Place(before road bridge)
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) Troon Place(before road bridge) to Bridge near waterfall
Walk: Easy - bushtrack
Length = 180 m Time = 3 mins
Climb = 1 m Descent = -3 m
From Troon Place (before road bridge), this walk follows the 'Sheldon Forest Track' sign down the track. The walk crosses the wooden bridge into the small clearing. The track then follows behind some houses and the river bed until it arrives at another bridge near a waterfall.

Catch the bus from Troon Place(before road bridge)
Public transport (bus) available from this Bushwalk You can phone 131500 (the transport info line) for up to date running times.
Use these links to plan your Bus (and train) trip from the end of this walk.
(Links currently not working sorry)
Plan your trip to --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|
Drive from Troon Place(before road bridge)
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
Public Transport Timetables

To the start of the walk

From
Castle Hill
Chatswood
Dural
Epping
Gosford
Hornsby
Katoomba
Manly
Parramatta
Penrith
Strathfield
Sutherland
Sydney
From the end of the walk

To
Castle Hill
Chatswood
Dural
Epping
Gosford
Hornsby
Katoomba
Manly
Parramatta
Penrith
Strathfield
Sutherland
Sydney

Driving Directions
To the start of the walk

Drive from:
From the end of the walk

Drive to:


Near by



Nearest know Outdoor Stores near the start of this walk
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
All Camping Supplies 12 Railway Pde, Thornleigh (02) 9481 0473 4.8 km
Kathmandu 236 Pacific Hwy (Westfield), Hornsby (02) 9476 1399 5.4 km
CampHikeClimb 20 George St, Hornsby (02) 9476 5767 5.6 km
One Stop Adventure Shop 1045 Victoria Rd , West Ryde (02) 9858 5844 7.7 km
Mountain Equipment 72 Archer St , Chatswood (02) 9419 6955 7.6 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Sheldon Cascades walk.
Channel Call sign
(more info)
Site Distance and dir from Sheldon Cascades walk
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5 SYD05 Sydney Adventist Hospital 185 Fox Valley Rd WAHROONGA
Emergency use only
3 km (to the WNW)
6 VMB7 CB Repeater Site 16 Alan Rd BEROWRA HEIGHTS 15 km (to the N)
7 SYD07 7 Glamorgan St BLACKTOWN 21 km (to the WSW)
1 SYD01 12/14 Ormonde Parade HURSTVILLE 25 km (to the S)
8 MDC08 Gencom Site Lot 6 Wakefield Close KARIONG 38 km (to the NNE)

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 2 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 )
A graph displaying the average daily temperature range for the year

Troon Creek Troon Creek is a natural bushland reserve owned and managed by Ku-ring-gai Council. The reserve is south of Sheldon Forest.
Region:
I am not aware of any closures in this park at the moment.

Walker Feedback

Comments
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bron - Sheldon Falls Registered | 2008-07-07 15:19:52
Have been down here many times as a child and later to lay and maintain a geocache. there is also a track that comes down from the top of Morna Pl in Turramurra. Starting from under the power lines. though it is Very steep track and a real scrabble in places.
Panoone - Lovely Leafy Spot IP:49.195.129.xxx | 2014-11-15 05:46:30
Beautiful little part of the world. Just came back from it today with my daughter.

Unfortunately the bridge has been removed and the cascade wasn't cascading.;)

We ventured much further along the lower left trail. Lovely and leafy with another creek crossing.

Next time we're going to cut back up along thecreek bed and see if we can't get to the bottom of the falls. Looks like a nice big overhang to explore and the pool would be great after a lot of rain.
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