Riverside and Golf Course Walk

Download & Print Map and Notes

1 hr 15 mins

3.3 km Circuit

105 m

Moderate track
This walk explores the Thredbo River from the village then loops around the golf course before returning along the roads to the Valley Terminal. You will see some snow gum forests and enjoy the Thredbo River from many angles. Allow some extra time to sit on a rock beside the river and enjoy the trout swimming past.

Maps for the Riverside and Golf Course Walk 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.
Chimneys Ridge 1:25 000 Map Series 85241N CHIMNEYS RIDGE NSW-85241N
Jacobs River 1:100 000 Map Series 8524 JACOBS RIVER 8524

Cross sectional view of the Riverside and Golf Course Walk bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Riverside and Golf Course Walk

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 3.3 km
Time 1 hr 15 mins

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 Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
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


1.6km of this walk is flat with no steps and another 1.2km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (480m) has short steep hills.

Quality of track

1.8km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail and another 1.3km follows a smooth and hardened path. The remaining (120m) follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


Around 2km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 1.3km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 3.3km requires no previous bushwalking experience.


Around 1.9km of this walk is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety, whilst the remaining 1.3km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 3.3km 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 Riverside and Golf Course Walk walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Riverside and Golf Course Walk walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Riverside and Golf Course Walk walk starts and ends at the Bottom of Kosciuszko Express chairlift (gps: -36.503986, 148.30397)
Your main transport option to Bottom of Kosciuszko Express chairlift is by;
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(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 Snowy Mountains weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



Short URL = http://wild.tl/ragcw

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 🙂