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25 Jun, Mon 9:41AM Faulconbridge to Springwood
Grade:3/6 Length 7km Sydney Branch
Theo H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.We will take the Victory Track which follows Sassafras Creek and continue on Wiggins Track then Bee Farm Rd to Springwood Station. Elevation variation about 250 meters, some steep sections and Blue Mountain steps. View

25 Jun, Mon 8:33AM Fitzgerald Creek Views
Grade:3/6 Length 12km  350m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Down to Sun Valley Trail then along to Cripple Creek Trail. Long hill up to Rickard Trail. Out to Warrimoo Lookout. Some roads, some fire trails and some single tracks.
Location: Warrimoo
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 20. View

26 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Beehive Point
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  300m Southern Highlands Branch
David W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFrom the end of Jacks Corner Road follow Griffins Fire trail to a track to the left. Follow this through the forest to a steep descent to the main dirt road leading to Beehive Point on Lake Yarrunga. Return by the main dirt road. Rough track, steep descent and ascent.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Bundanoon 89281S Limit: 20. View

26 Jun, Tue 9:30AM Campsie to Tempe Recreation Reserve
Grade:2/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
(Shirley’s Group) 4079
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.(NEW!!!) Easy walk. We will walk along paved tracks next to the Cooks River to Tempe Recreation Reserve. Part of the Two Valleys Trail. Return to Tempe Station for train back to city. View

26 Jun, Tue 9:42AM Macquarie University – Shrimptons Creek – Denistone East
Grade:1/6 Length 6km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Walk along streets, parks, cycleway, ups & downs. Coffee at Midway Shops, bus return to city / Macquarie University. View

27 Jun, Wed 6:30PM At Nature’s Pace Exhibition
Branch
General Community Event
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Les Irwig is exhibiting 40 large scale fine art photographs of northern Sydney beaches and bushland http://photography.irwig.com/at-natures-pace Exibition opening 27 June 2018, 6:30-8:30pm Guest speaker: Tom Keneally The Bathers’ Pavilion, 4 The Esplanade, Balmoral Beach RSVP  ASAP at lirwig@yahoo.com or phone 0416101819.  The exhibition will then be open from 28 June to end August. Every day 7am until late.  View

27 Jun, Wed 8:00PM Birds and Wildlife of Florida USA
Southern Sydney Branch
Peter V.
Talk | A talk or slide show presentation.Educational | A trip where the leader will focus on teaching or training.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity. Guest speaker Gary Schoer will show stunning photos of wetland birds and wildlife and share tips on wildlife photography and gear purchase. A short Branch AGM will take place prior to the talk. This is your change to get involved with Branch activities. Multi Purpose Centre, 123 Flora Street, Sutherland (5 min walk from Sutherland Station, near Belmont St). All Welcome View

27 Jun, Wed 9:39AM Mt Kuring-gai to Berowra Station
Grade:3/6 Length 10km Sydney Branch
(Bob Shayler’s Group) Hildegard S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Mt Kuring-gai Station to Berowra Station via Cowan Creek. View

27 Jun, Wed 9:30AM South Pacific Heathland Reserve to Racecourse Beach
Grade:2/6 Milton Branch
Sheila B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk through heathland and on to beach. Distance to be negotiated on the day. Coffee after the walk. http://greatsouthcoastwalk.net/
Map: Milton 89272N View

28 Jun, Thu 10:25AM Woy Woy Station – Ettalong
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  100m Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Zenia P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk from Woy Woy Station along waterfront over Blackwall Mountain (steep track) to Ettalong. Bus return to Woy Woy Station from Ettalong. Train return to city from Woy Woy. View

29 Jun - 1 Jul, Fri-Sun Dunphy’s Campground to Kanangra Walls Packwalk
Grade:5/6 Length 38km  2,000m Sydney Branch
Nicola L.
Camp | An activity that involves an overnight stay, usually in a tent.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longDunphy's Campground - Black Horse Ridge - K2K Track - Konangaroo Clearing (camp)  - Mt Strongleg - Dex Creek - 100 Man Cave (camp) - Mt Cloudmaker - Mt Stormbreaker - Crafts Wall - Kanangra Walls. Stunning hike through pristine wilderness. Joint walk with SBW & The Bush Club. Wide river crossing at Yellow Pup Point; additional creek crossings. Some significant and steep climbs: approx 400m up Black Horse Ridge, 600m up Mt Strongleg, plus multiple "undulations" by comparison. Rough, rocky and unformed track in places.
Location: Blue Mountains NP and Kanangra-Boyd NP
Map: Jenolan 89303N and Kanangra 89303S Limit: 7. View

29 Jun, Fri 9:30AM Macquarie Park to Thornleigh
Grade:4/6 Length 12km  400m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFollows the Great North Walk through the Lane Cove Valley, from De Burghs Bridge to Thornleigh. Creek crossings.
Location: Lane Cove NP
Map: Parramatta and Hornsby 91304S Limit: 15. View

30 Jun - 1 Jul, Sat-Sun IESCA – Mt Keira
Grade:3/6 Illawarra Branch
Graham B.
Accommodation | An activity that involves an overnight stay, using hard-roofed accommodation such as a cabin, hut or hotel.Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longJoin us for one or more of the special events associated with the NPA NSW State Council meeting being hosted in the Illawarra at Mt Keira Scout Camp.

Saturday afternoon 30th – NPA members are invited to attend a 1 hour presentation on the Upland Swamps of the Sydney Region by renowned local expert, author and NPA member Ann Young. A great chance to learn about what we all see at Maddens Plains each time we drive to or from Sydney.

Sunday morning 1st – choice of walks with complimentary morning tea.
  1. Guided tree tour - Enjoy an easy guided walk to learn about the rainforest trees of the Illawarra Escarpment with local expert, author & NPA member, Leon Fuller followed by morning tea. 1km, Grade 1
  2. Mt Keira ascent - Mt Keira Scout Camp to Mt Keira summit and return via Dave Walsh and Mt Keira Ring Tracks. Moring tea along the way. 4km, Grade 3.
  3. Mt Keira Summit Park nature walk - Join for morning tea then take a stroll around the nature trail at the Summit Park. 1km, Grade 1.
Bookings required for each event. Numbers limited.
Map: Wollongong 90292S View

30 Jun, Sat 10:00AM Pigeon House
Grade:3/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Fiona S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longThis walk caters especially for those who have always wanted to see the magnificent views from the top of Pigeon House but have never done so. The pace will be measured and Fiona will provide all the encouragement you need to get to the top for lunch.
Location: Morton NP
Map: Milton 89272N View

30 Jun, Sat Wentworth Falls to Katoomba
Grade:3/6 Length 17km  400m Illawarra Branch
Adrian J.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Follow paths and road to Conservation Hut. Descend and cross Lillan Bridge. Follow tracks past the Fairmont Resort, Prince Henry Track, Leura Forest and the Federal Pass. Ascend the Furber Steps and finsih on roads adn paths to Katoomba Station.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S View

30 Jun, Sat 8:30AM Wises Track, Palona Brook, Bola Creek, Walumarra Track
Grade:4/6 Length 9km  150m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.This an interesting walk as it involves following 2 water courses not often visited within the normally crowded Royal National Park. Rock scrambling and creek walking with some scrub.
Location: Royal NP
Map: Royal NP Limit: 15. View

1 Jul, Sun 8:00AM Milsons Point to Manly via The Spit
Grade:3/6 Length 33km  200m Branch
Geoffrey.L
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFast pace | A trip where the leaders will set a fast pace.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.We walk in bushland with spectacular flora and coastal views. Opportunity to see whales. This is a long walk but you have the option to exit at various points. Geoffrey has done this walk many times and would like to share it with others. To reward ourselves, we'll have coffee/dinner at Chinatown(optional). Please join and support the first walk that he leads for NPA. Bring drinks, snacks and lunch. Water refill stations available along the way. Slippery sections.
Location: Sydney Harbour Limit: 20. View

1 Jul, Sun 8:30AM Murrays Beach to Cape St George Circuit
Grade:3/6 Length 11km Milton Branch
Denise D.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWalk from Murrays Beach car park to Governor Head then south through heathland and forest to the ruins of Cape St George Lighthouse and return via Hole in the Wall. Great coastal views.
Map: Sussex Inlet 90274S View

2 Jul, Mon 9:35AM Horseshoe Falls View
Grade:3/6 Length 11km  400m Sydney Branch
Allan P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Ridgewell Rd Trail, Hat Hill Creek Trail, and Bellington Trail. Includes a crossing of Hat Hill Creek and a short section of track with some nice views over Hat Hill Creek. From the old airfield, now an off the leash dog area, descend to Boyds Beach on Popes Glen Creek. Out and back from here to view the Horseshoe Falls from the Pupit Hill Track. Back to Blackheath via Popes Glen. Creek crossings could be slippery. Some sections muddy. Loose and clayey surfaces encountered on steep sections.
Location: Blackheath
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 20. View

3 Jul, Tue 9:39AM Marayong – Breakfast Creek – Lake Woodcroft – Doonside
Grade:1/6 Length 8.5km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.Walk along streets, cycleways, paths, nice parklands and Lake Woodcroft. Mostly flat. Option to catch bus to Blacktown Station after 6.5km or 2km further walk to Doonside Station. Train return to city. View

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