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22 Oct, Sun 9:00AM Barren Grounds in Spring
Grade:2/6 Length 10km  100m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPhotography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)(Date Changed) Enjoy a slow walk around this montane heath country to explore the wildflowers and wildlife. Limit: 12. View

22 Oct, Sun 9:00AM Blue Gum Creek Circuit
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  100m Sydney Branch
Esther C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longWaratahs discovery walk. This is a Great Ocean Walk (March 2018) meet and greet but it is tagged to Mark Goodson's walk. Please RSVP with Mark on ‭0425 313 173‬. Meet at the end of Whitecross road at winmalee where there is a barrier across road and a carpark.  There is a sign  stating start of blue gum creek circuit. There's a nice cafe at whitecross shopping centre for anyone wanting to join Mark for breakfast before walk.
Location: Winmalee
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 10. View

22 Oct, Sun 9:13AM Blue Gum Creek Circuit, Winmalee
Grade:2/6 Length 9km  100m Sydney Branch
Mark G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longFirst time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Waratah discovery walk - the Blue Gum Creek Circuit is the best place I know to see the beautiful NSW floral emblem,the waratah and on this easy stroll you will see literally hundreds in all their glory! Will include a side trip or two along the way and of course apart from the waratahs there is a plethora of flowering plants to satisfy the most jaded botanist!
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Springwood 90304S Limit: 20. View

22 Oct, Sun 9:00AM Coastal Ulladulla
Grade:2/6 Length 10km Milton Branch
Eva S.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longExplore the coastal tracks immediately north and south-east of Ulladulla, including Warden Head and the One Track For All. Wonderful gems right on our doorstep that almost anyone can enjoy! Coastal views, geology of the rock platforms, heritage interest, and coffee shops!
Map: Milton 89272N Best Walk: Ulladulla View

24 Oct, Tue Baulkham Hills
Grade:2/6 Length 9km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk in the Terry Burn, Sophie Doyle, and Crestwood Reserves, pathways, streets. Bus return to Parramatta Station. Moderate pace. View

24 Oct, Tue 10:30AM Blackheath
Grade:2/6 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.Blackheath - Memorial Park - Rhododendron Gardens - Blackheath. Streets, ups & downs, paths, tracks, hopefully lots of Rhododendrons in flower. Gold coin donation entry to Rhododendron Gardens. Train return to city from Blackheath.
Location: Blue Mountains View

25 Oct, Wed 9:00AM Buckleys Point
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Milton Branch
Paul B.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingMostly flat and gentle incline walk from Narrawallee Creek Point Road through weather-beaten forest to Buckleys Head. Optional side tracks along the way. The weather should be good enough for a swim if you are so inclined. Bring a snack because the view is too beautiful not to have a relax at. Coffee afterwards at Anglers Cafe, Lake Conjola. Buckleys Point
Location: Conjola NP View

26 Oct, Thu 12:03PM Pearl Beach – Ettalong
Grade:2/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
(Jean’s Group) Zenia P.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longSwim | A trip that involves swimmingPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Slow pace | A trip where the leader will set an easy pace.(NEW!!!) Walk from Pearl Beach to Ettalong along beaches. There will be time for a swim in the Pearl Beach Pool. Possible wet feet at beach inlet at Umina Beach. Bus return to Woy Woy Station. Late finish. Train return to city from Woy Woy. View

31 Oct, Tue 9:30AM Basin View to Huskisson
Grade:2/6 Length 40km Milton Branch
Leslie R.
Cycle | A cycling tripSwim | A trip that involves swimmingLed by Herbert Frey & Leslie Reddacliff. From Basin View boat ramp, mainly on cycleway to St Georges Basin, along foreshore track to Sanctuary Pt. Cycleway again to Huskisson. Bring or buy your lunch! Return on cycleways and roads. Swim possible if hot. Contact leaders essential.
Map: Shoalhaven Cycleways View

31 Oct, Tue Bondi Beach to Bronte
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Southern Highlands Branch
Sue Ann M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Bondi Beach to Bronte (Sculptures by the Sea) or Bondi Beach to Coogee. Limit: 12. View

31 Oct, Tue 11:06AM Noraville
Grade:2/6 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.Noraville - Red Gum Forest Loop (Lillypilly & Burrawang Trails) - Noraville. Tracks, ups & downs, a few steeper bits, beautiful bush, lake views. Hopefully flannel flowers will be as awesome as last year. Bus return to Lake Haven Shops, change for bus to Wyong, train return to city.
Location: Wyrrabalong NP View

5 Nov, Sun 8:42AM Burns Bay via Lane Cove River walk to 60th picnic
Grade:2/6 Length 8km Sydney Branch
Roger T.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Burns Bay - The Boreen - Blackmans Park - Fairyland - Fullers Bridge - Tunks Hill Picnic Area.
Location: Lane Cove National Park Limit: 30. View

5 Nov, Sun 9:00AM Chatswood Station to 60th picnic
Grade:2/6 Length 8.5km  150m Sydney Branch
James M.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk from Chatswood Station to arrive at Tunks Hill in time to participate in the NPA 60th birthday barbecue and picnic. Bush tracks, with a bit of history thrown in. Abundant birds and wildlife. Bring water and snacks. No need to contact leader. This is a Great Ocean Walk (March, 2018) meet and greet, but all NPA members are very welcome to join. Some rugged sections. View

5 Nov, Sun 8:30AM From Roseville Station via GNW to 60th picnic
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  200m Sydney Branch
Jill G.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Roseville - Park HQ - Great North Walk - De Burghs Bridge - Tunks Park in time for celebration at 11:30am. Limit: 20. View

5 Nov, Sun 8:30AM Hunters Hill to 60th picnic
Grade:2/6 Length 8km  100m Branch
Kevin C.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Social | A trip where people will be encouraged to interact and chat with each other.Walk from Boronia Park to Tunks Hill in time for the NPA 60th Birthday BBQ and Picnic. No need to contact leader.
Location: Lane Cove National Park View

5 Nov, Sun 9:00AM North Ryde Station photographic amble to 60th picnic
Grade:2/6 Length 3km  100m Southern Sydney Branch
Brian E.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or long60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Public Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Photography | A trip that has a strong focus on encouraging people to capture photographs.Walk in from North Ryde Station to arrive at Tunks Hill in time to participate in the NPA 60th birthday barbecue and picnic. Excessive eating.
Location: Lane Cove National Park Limit: 20. View

5 Nov, Sun 9:00AM Paddle Lane Cove River to 60th picnic
Grade:2/6 Length 0km Sydney Branch
Tony C.
Paddle | A canoe or kayak trip60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.Explore this tranquil waterway, centrally located near Sydney Harbour. It’s a gentle, meandering river with tree-clad banks, impressive sandstone rock formations and a fascinating history. We’ll even pass Fairyland and learn about Australia’s most intriguing murder mystery! Explore the river from the weir at Fullers Bridge to Sugarloaf Reserve, near the harbour. This paddle marks the 60th anniversary of NSW National Parks Association and is being organised by NPA member and Prudence Tucker award winner Tony Carr. You’ll be back in time to join the lunch celebrations. PFD's compulsory.
Location: Lane Cove National Park View

5 Nov, Sun 2:15PM Try orienteering at the 60th picnic
Grade:2/6 Length 5km Sydney Branch
Ted W.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longRogaine | A map and compass based navigation activity.60 Best walks | This is one of the NPA's 60 best walks.First time friendly | A trip that is perfect for most new members (assuming you have a reasonable level of fitness)After the Picnic lunch give orienteering a try. A 1-hour introductory orienteering event will be held, starting and finishing at the picnic. No experience necessary. No need to register. View

7 Nov, Tue 9:13AM Balmain
Grade:2/6 Length 13km Sydney Branch
Shirley H.
Walk | A bushwalk of any kind short or longPublic Transport | There are public transport options to and from this activity.Walk via Hawthorne Canal, Callan Park, Ballast Point and in the Balmain area. Ferry or bus return to city. Moderate pace. View

7 Nov, Tue Newcastle and Bathers Way
Grade:2/6 Length 8km Branch
(Jean’s Group) Margaret B.
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 to Nobbys and then the newly refurbished Bathers Way along the beaches. Bus return to Hamilton Station, 2:23pm (or earlier) train to city.
Location: Newcastle View

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