2 hrs 30 mins
(0km) Slade Ave (Just north of Tryon Rd) → Sandstone Pillar overhang
Sandstone Pillar overhang
(0.21km) Sandstone Pillar overhang → Picnic area intersection
Seven Little Australians Picnic Area
(0.43km) Picnic area intersection → Foot Bridge Intersection
(0.47km) Foot Bridge Intersection → Gordon Creek waterfall
Gordon Creek waterfall
(0.64km) Gordon Creek waterfall → Int of tunnel track and Gordon Creek servicetrail
(0.69km) Int of tunnel track and Gordon Creek servicetrail → Gordon Creek Pipebridge
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk follows the service trail (with the ground sloping up to the right), heading through the bush to the large water pipeline that crosses Gordon Creek a short while later.
(2.06km) Gordon Creek Pipebridge → Int of Two Creeks and Wellington Road tracks
Veer left: From the end of the service trail, this walk follows the bush track, climbing up the rock steps to the top where it flattens out a little. The track continues up the long gentle hill for a little while, with the valley down to the left, until coming to the intersection with the defined bush track on the right.
Turn sharp right: From the intersection, this walk follows the bush track, climbing up the steep rock steps until the track flattens out and turns left. The walk continues along the side of the hill for a short while, before dropping down some steps cut into a rock outcrop. The track then continues through the bush for a while before coming down to the intersection of the Two Creeks bush track.
Turn right: From the intersection, this walk follows the bush track (with the ground sloping up to the right) as it heads through the trees and along the side of the hill. The track passes a ‘Garigal National Park’ sign while bending around to follow the Middle Harbour Creek. The walk continues through the bush for a while until it crosses a long wooden walkway to the intersection of the ‘to Wellington Road’ bush track, at the wooden steps on the right.
(3.64km) Int of Two Creeks and Wellington Road tracks → Int of Two Creeks and Carlyle Road tracks
(4.51km) Int of Two Creeks and Carlyle Road tracks → Int of Babbage Road steps and Two Creeks Track
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk follows the track with the ground sloping up to the right. The track winds along the side of the hill above Middle Harbour Creek for a while, before crossing under the large Roseville Bridge and continuing through the bush. After a short distance, the walk comes to the intersection with a track (that heads down some wooden steps to the left).
Veer left: From the intersection, this walk heads down the wooden steps and follows the track through the trees. The walk winds along to the base of some rock cliffs and then follows these, crossing under a pipe bridge and climbing up a wooden staircase, to the intersection with a track about halfway up.
(6.1km) Int of Babbage Road steps and the Foreshore track → Echo Point Carpark
Continue straight: From the barbeque area, this walk follows the water’s edge, keeping Middle Harbour Creek on the left while leaving the picnic area. The walk continues along the track, passing a grove of mangroves before heading up a short hill to an intersection with a dirt path (which heads up the hill). From here, the walk keeps going straight, following the fence line as it passes around the base of a short rock cliff and comes to the bottom of some concrete steps.
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk follows track with the ground sloping up to the right. The track passes behind a small beach and climbs up a short set of rock steps to Echo Point Park. From here, the walk heads up the hill and across the grass, then climbs the wooden staircase, coming to the public toilets.
Turn left: From the top of the staircase, this walk heads away from the toilets along the flat track, with the metal fence on the left. The walk soon comes to a tall signpost, with a few green signs, in a large grassy clearing.
Turn right: From the signpost, this walk follows the stone path heading up the gentle hill, passing a ‘Two Creeks Track’ sign and going through a metal gate at the top to Babbage Road.
Echo Point Park
(6.1km) Int of Babbage Road steps and the Foreshore track → End of Babbage Road
Maps for the Two Creeks Track walkYou 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.
|Parramatta River||1:25 000 Map Series||91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER||NSW-91303N|
|Sydney||1:100 000 Map Series||9130 SYDNEY||9130|
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.
|Time||2 hrs 30 mins|
|AS 2156.1||Gradient||Short steep hills (3/6)|
|Quality of track||Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)|
|Signs||Directional signs along the way (3/6)|
|Experience Required||Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)|
|Weather||Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)|
|Infrastructure||Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)|
Some more details of this walks Grading
Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk
4.3km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 1.5km is flat with no steps. The remaining (320m) has short steep hills.
Quality of track
3.8km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 2.1km follows a clear and well formed track or trail. The remaining (240m) follows a smooth and hardened path.
Around 4km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 2.1km is clearly signposted.
Around 6km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 270m requires some bushwalking experience.
Around 6km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 220m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.
Around 4.6km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 1.5km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).
6 km One way
2 hrs 45 mins
This pleasant walk starts from Lindfield Park and heads through the bushland to the Two Creeks Track, which it follows through the National Park to, and along, Middle Harbour Creek. The walk returns to Lindfield Park via the picturesque Little Digger Track, and through a few shortcut alley ways in East Lindfield.
Total climbing: 287m
6.7 km Circuit
2 hrs 45 mins
Exploring both the eastern and western sides of Middle Harbour Creek, this walk follows the Little Digger and Two Creeks Tracks down to the Roseville Bridge, and into Davidson Reserve. This is a fantastic spot to take a break before following the waterline along the Lyrebird Track for a while and looping back to Davidson reserve along the ridge, via the Casuarina track.
Total climbing: 470m
11.5 km One way
4 hrs 30 mins
This walk explores the upper reaches of Middle Harbour Creek, starting and ending at the great parklands at Davidson Park, in Garigal National Park. There are plenty of nice spots along the way to rest and enjoy the views. There are several sandstone overhangs, plenty of water views and most of the walk enjoys shade from the surrounding bushland. This walk is graded so high because of a tricky creek crossing (Rocky Creek) and the faint section of track afterwards.
Total climbing: 570m
15.1 km Circuit
5 hrs 45 mins
This full day walk starts at the southern end of the Spit Bridge and explores a lot of Garigal National Park and Middle Harbour Creek. The walk follows the ‘Harbour to Hawkesbury’ track into Garigal National Park, skirting around Bantry Bay and along Middle Harbour Creek before crossing Roseville Bridge. The walk continues to explore the other side of Garigal, before leaving the National Park and arriving at Lindfield train station.
Total climbing: 1181m
22.6 km One way
9 hrs 45 mins
Other Nearby walks
This walk follows Moores Creek through several reserves in east Roseville and East Lindfield. The track is named after Australia’s 7th Prime Minster, who once lived in the area. The walk explores the ferns and sandstone overhangs of the area, and there are several small waterfalls on Moore creek, which are worth the very short detour to visit. Officially, the Little Digger track finishes near the bottom of the Carlyle road service trail, but we included this section to get back to the road.
Total climbing: 93m
2.2 km One way
This walk takes you down into the v-shaped valleys that run between the houses of Roseville and Chatswood. The walk stays predominantly in the valleys, with many sections on road or footpath. This walk has a surprising amount of bushland which is very close to civilisation. The walk also passes the Lane Cove River Steak and Seafood Restaurant which is a great spot for a lunch break.
Total climbing: 185m
6 km One way
2 hrs 30 mins
This walk starts at Roseville station and explores the streets and alleyways of Roseville before joining the main spine of the Great North Walk at Fullers Bridge. Here you head deeper into the bush to explore the eastern bank on the Lane Cove River. There is a great diversity of mostly dry forest and some great sandstone rock formation, as well as a side trip to Blue Hole to enjoy. Soon after Blue hole you leave the river (and GNW) to cross over De Burghs Bridge, past a few cafes and restaurants to find Macquarie Park railway station.
Total climbing: 290m
8.8 km One way
3 hrs 30 mins
This pleasant return walk starts from the end of the Davidson Reserve picnic area and follows the Lyrebird Track through the bush, along the edge of Middle Harbour Creek, to the stepping stone crossing on Carroll Creek. The stepping stones are a great place to take a break before returning along the same route to Davidson Reserve for a picnic.
Total climbing: 100m
5.3 km Return
14.1 km One way
5 hrs 30 mins
Starting at Davidson Picnic area, this walk follows the ridge above Middle Harbour Creek, giving some great views along the way. The walk explores the sandstone formations, and passes an aboriginal midden along the way. Soon after passing the national park office, the walk finishes at the end of Ferguson St in Forestville.
Total climbing: 293m
3.8 km One way
1 hr 45 mins
Starting at Davidson Park, this walk first explores the eastern banks of Middle Harbour Creek before heading up Carroll creek. The walk returns to Davidson Park via the higher Casuarina track. You will enjoy great views of the Middle Harbour and Garigal National Park from two distinctly different vantage points. There are also interesting rock formations and some Aboriginal heritage to appreciate along the way.
Total climbing: 289m
7 km Circuit
2 hrs 30 mins
Following the Lane Cove River, this walk mostly follows a section of the Great North Walk and is well maintained and signposted. Things to lookout for include Fiddens Wharf which is a very pleasant spot to sit and watch the ducks. The walk passes by Lane Cove National Park Headquarters, so pop by and check out the other experiences available in the park.
Total climbing: 200m
6 km One way
2 hrs 30 mins
This walk follows a section of the Great North Walk, starting from De Burghs bridge. The walk winds north west, through the Lane Cove Valley, passing through Browns Waterhole and continuing alongside Lane Cove river as it zigzags along the valley floor. The walk then climbs up to the Thornleigh playing field and along the streets to Thornleigh train station
Total climbing: 363m
9.7 km One way
3 hrs 45 mins
This pleasant walk starts at the bottom of Eastern Arterial Road (near the speed camera) and follows the service trails and bush tracks into Garigal National Park and down the side of the valley to Middle Harbour Creek. From here the track follows Middle Harbour Creek north to the pipe bridge, and along the Bungaroo bush track and the pipeline service trail as it climbs up to St Ives.
Total climbing: 400m
6.8 km One way
This is a scenic walk which takes in views of the Lane Cove River and some heritage buildings. Porters Creek bridge is a fantastic example of extravagant stone work, cut locally from the creek itself. The walk generally follows the Lane Cove River, passing many favourite sun baking spots for the local water dragons. Water Dragons and water birds seem to favour this lower bank, along with picnickers who enjoy the many grassed picnic areas along the way.
Total climbing: 87m
5.5 km One way
This walk is named after the heritage magazine buildings at about the halfway point. There is not a great view of the buildings but the walk provides great views of Bantry bay, and visits the secluded flat rock beach. Most of the walk is on bush track and there are plenty of rocky points along the way to sit and soak up the views.
Total climbing: 139m
3.4 km One way
1 hr 30 mins
Fire DangerEach 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 ForestThis walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.
Park Information & Alerts
Short URL = http://wild.tl/tct
There are other downloads I am still working on.
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* 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)
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