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|1 Jul, Sun 8:00AM||Milsons Point to Manly via The Spit|
|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|
|Walk 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|
|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.
Map: Katoomba 89301S and Mount Wilson 89301N Limit: 20. View
|3 Jul, Tue 9:39AM||Marayong – Breakfast Creek – Lake Woodcroft – Doonside|
|(Jean’s Group) Dianne E.|
|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|
|3 Jul, Tue 9:30AM||Mt Alexandra Circuit|
|Grade:4/6||Length||11km||700m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|(Date Changed) Mt Alexander Circuit - Red Track. This walk follows the track through forest, along creeks and beneath the M5 Motorway. The Nattai River and Gibbergunyah Creek are crossed on the way. There are views and waterfalls along the route. Rough track, steep steps, slippery rocks and 4 creek crossings.
Location: Mt Alexander NR
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 20. View
|3 Jul, Tue 3:30PM||Understorey|
|(NEW!!!) NPA’s film 'Understorey' directed by David Gallan will be highlighted at the Australian Historical Association's annual conference at the Australian National University in July 2018. Academic historians from universities around Australia will gather and have the opportunity to view 'Understorey' and listen to an expert academic panel about the political, social and ecological issues raised in the 'Understorey'. Tom Griffiths, Professor of History and Director of the Centre for Environmental History at the Australian National University will chair the panel discussion of 'Understorey'. View|
|4 Jul, Wed 9:30AM||Annandale to Glebe Point|
|(Bob Shayler’s Group) Bob S.|
|Level ramble from Annandale to Glebe Point. View|
|4 Jul, Wed 9:00AM||Matron Porter Drive to Garrad’s Reserve|
|Walk on trails through forest to return to meeting point, with maybe a short diversion to Narrawallee Inlet. This is a very gentle downhill walk most of the way. Bring refreshments to have at Narawallee Inlet on the site of the old Oyster Farm. View|
|4 Jul, Wed||Wentwort Falls Circuit|
|From Wentworth Falls Station follow Darwins Walk then descend to Wentworth Falls. Continue down Slacks Stairs and along Wentworth Pass. Branch off to Roberts Pass and ascend to Inspiration Point with good lookouts. Walk past the Fairmont Resort and follow the Nature Trail back to Wentworth Falls.
Location: Blue Mountains NP
Map: Katoomba 89301S View
|5 Jul, Thu 10:00AM||Book presentation to NPA|
|(Jean’s Group) Margaret B.|
|Jean’s Group will present the 2 Photo Books which are a compilation of treasured moments over several years of walking with Jean Blackman. All welcome. Option to take lunch to suitable green space on Light Rail route. Coffee at the Tramsheds. View|
|5-7 Jul, Thu (10:00AM)-Sat (15:00PM)||Colo River|
|From Hollow Rock on the Culoul Range, descend Bob Buck Pass 7 and following the river for two leisurely days along the beautiful Colo, camping in overhangs. Exit via Crawfords Pass. No need to carry water or tents. Steep descent, walking poles useful. Small rockface step-up on exit.
Location: Wollemi NP
Map: Six Brothers 90314S Limit: 5. View
|6 Jul, Fri 8:25AM||Pisgah Ridge to Glenbrook|
|Easy walk along Pisgah Ridge. Rough track then to cross Breakfast Creek and up to Bennett Ridge. Make way to Euroka Clearing. Walk to station. Mostly on tracks. Some rough tracks with a bit of scrambling. Some off-track. Creek crossings.
Map: Penrith 90303N Limit: 15. View
|7-8 Jul, Sat (08:30AM)-Sun (16:00PM)||Six Foot Track|
|A pack walk in the Megalong Valley along a section of the Six Foot Track. Lovely scenery and a great campsite next to the Coxs River.
Location: Blue Mountains NP Limit: 12. View
|8 Jul, Sun 9:00AM||Burrill Lake to Narrawallee|
|Possible for some to leave walk at Ulladulla. Walk encompasses beaches, headlands, heathland and bush with many lovely coastal views. http://greatsouthcoastwalk.net/
Map: Milton 89272N and Tabourie 89272S View
|8 Jul, Sun 10:00AM||Community Forum on Biodiversity|
|General Community Event|
|(NEW!!!) Anyone interested in the future of nature in the Central West would be welcome to attend. There will be speakers from National Parks Association, Nature Conservation Council, the Environment Defenders’ Office and local experts, as well as discussion and workshops on two main themes: recent changes to land clearing legislation affecting biodiversity (morning) and Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area: a case study in conservation (with reference to the draft plan of management - and a possible new major bike track development - due to be on exhibition soon). View|
|8 Jul, Sun||Nattai NP|
|Walk Mt Alexandra Reserve and edge of Nattai NP to 40’ Falls and Boxvale Lookout and return. A nice varied walk in the "wilderness" close to town.
Map: Mittagong 89292S Limit: 15. View
|9 Jul, Mon 9:55AM||Little Zig Zag|
|Pulpit Rock, Bushranger Cave, Little Zig Zag, Mt Piddington. Old track, poorly maintained. Rock scrambling.
Location: Mt Victoria
Map: Mount Wilson 89301N and Hartley 89304N Limit: 20. View
|10 Jul, Tue 9:37AM||Eastwood to Rhodes|
|(Jean’s Group) Maurice F.|
|Fairly flat walk, easy grade. Train return to city from Rhodes. View|
|10 Jul, Tue 9:30AM||Les Lambert Lookout|
|Grade:3/6||Length||10km||300m||Southern Highlands Branch|
|Les Lambert Lookout. Walk through the locked gate at the entrance to Budderoo National Park and follow the Hindmarch Pass Track until reaching an unmarked track to the left which leads to Les Lambert Lookout. This provides a lovely lunch place among the rocks with wonderful views into Upper Kangaroo Valley. Rough track, fallen trees, unfenced cliffs and steep ascent/descent.
Location: Budderoo NP
Map: Kangaroo Valley 90284S Limit: 20. View
|11 Jul, Wed 9:19AM||Glenbrook circuit|
|(Bob Shayler’s Group) Fritz W.|
|Glenbrook to Glenbrook via Bluff Reserve Lookout, Sandstone Quarry, Knapsack Bridge, Elisabeth Lookout and back to Glenbrook Station. Some steps and climbs. View|
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