Narrabeen Lagoon Trail (from Middle Creek)


2 hrs 30 mins

8.6 km Circuit

105 m

Very easy
The Narrabeen Lagoon Trail is a wonderful and accessible walk on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. The trail is used by walkers, runners cyclists, kids on scooters and people in wheelchairs to explore the stunning bushland and lagoon views. There are bridges over rivers, quiet spots to enjoy the view, cafes to refuel as well as toilets and picnic areas. A quick lap for exercise or take the time enjoy all the facilities along the way.

Maps for the Narrabeen Lagoon Trail (from Middle Creek) walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Mona Vale 1:25 000 Map Series 91301S MONA VALE NSW-91301S
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Narrabeen Lagoon Trail (from Middle Creek) bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Narrabeen Lagoon Trail (from Middle Creek)

Accessibility summary information for the Narrabeen Lagoon Trail (from Middle Creek)

Parking: There are 4 designated accessible parking areas on this walk. They are on average 2140m apart, with a maximum gap of 3480m.
Toilets: There are 2 designated accessible toilets on this walk. They are 6390m apart.
Seats: There are 58 places to sit on this walk. They are on average 150m apart, with a maximum gap of 1990m.
Hazards: There are 2 specific noteable accessability related hazards on this walk.
      Trip Hazard The footpath beside the Boastshed Cafe has an unfenced direct 1m drop into the lagoon. There is a white line marking the edge but no change in texture. Found about 4730m into the walk.
      Trip Hazard A 15cm step on a timber viewing platform with no handrails. Found about 8290m into the walk.

Accessibility Details


Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 8.6 km
Time 2 hrs 30 mins
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Grade 1/6



Very easy
AS 2156.1 Gradient Flat, no steps (1/6)
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
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)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

This whole walk, 9km is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 9km follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 9km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 9km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 9km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 9km is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Narrabeen Lagoon Trail (from Middle Creek) walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Narrabeen Lagoon Trail (from Middle Creek) walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Narrabeen Lagoon Trail (from Middle Creek) walk starts and ends at the Middle Creek Reserve boat ramp (gps: -33.716926, 151.26987)
Your main transport option to Middle Creek Reserve boat ramp is by;
Car. Parking fees apply in the area.
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Fire Danger

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 Forest

This walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments

 


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Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt :)