Glasson’s Trail

1 Hr

1.7 km One way

158 m

Moderate track
Glasson’s Trail starts near the main entrance to Kincumber Mountain Reserve and follows a series of management trails and tracks up to the main picnic area. The walk offers a great way to explore the diverse vegetation and visiting some interesting rock formations. The walk is signposted and crosses the road a few times before coming across a single picnic table near the end of the walk. The walk finishes at the more popular picnic area at Honeman’s Rock.

Maps for the Glasson’s Trail 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.
Gosford 1:25 000 Map Series 91312S GOSFORD NSW-91312S
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Glasson’s Trail bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Glasson’s Trail

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 1.7 km
Time 1 Hr

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
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


1000m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 650m has short steep hills. The remaining (50m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

870m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail and another 650m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (180m) follows a smooth and hardened path.


This whole walk, 1.7km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.7km requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 1.7km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 1.7km 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 Glasson’s Trail walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Glasson’s Trail walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Glasson’s Trail walk starts at the Glasson’s Car Park (gps: -33.463707, 151.37924)
Your transport options to Glasson’s Car Park are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

The Glasson’s Trail ends at the Mudbrick building car park (gps: -33.459138, 151.39182)
Your main transport option to Mudbrick building car park is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

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 Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



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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 :)