Great information about a great variety of walks and parks - by Bush
Club member Tom Brennan
Greater Blue Mountains - Information and photos from walks and historical
features - by Bush Club member Peter Medbury
Info about walks around NSW http://www.wildwalks.com - includes track
notes and topo map sections
Blue Mountains walks http://www.pnc.com.au/~wells/
Snowies and Budawangs Track notes http://www.hikeoz.com/
Lands Dept tracks
North Walk, Hume and Hovell Track, Six foot track)
Australian Alps Walking Track
The Great South Coast Walk - a coastal path from Sydney to the NSW border?
This is just an idea at the moment, but you can read more about it, follow its progress and even offer assistance at http://greatsouthcoastwalk.net/
Walking Sydney Foreshores
- There is an excellent series of brochures published by the Department of
Planning and based the research of the Walking Volunteers group.
to find maps to download to your computer.
All of this data is now also available in an iPhone or iPad app. Click here
The app is free and can be downloaded in the usual way through itunes.
- Two complementary sites with information and downloadable maps and brochures of all
the well-known Sydney beach and harbour tracks
Cultural Heritage Officer and Track Construction supervisor Andrew Swift, of the with
Mt Hotham Resorts Managenent Board, is happy to give a short talk
and presentation to walking clubs that come up to the mountain.
Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
for details and to sign him up.
The presentation usually explains track construction techniques, such as path and
remote bridge construction, as well as flora, fauna and cultural
He also likes to give a bit of a history of the Hotham area and some of the gold
mining history associated with the Cobungra Ditch and Spargo’s
There is also a short 14 minute re-enactment film that desribes the construction
of the Cobungra Ditch water race and the sudden dismissal of over
90 men and their protest march.
Additional information on the walking track and many other walks in the area
is available from the website, including track notes to download.
Bushwalks in the Sydney Region Vols 1 and 2 by Stephen Lord and
George Daniel (a Bush Club member).
Published by the NPA and available at their office, in most outdoor
stores or click
here for their online shop.
They are reasonably priced and contain about 170 walks graded and
described in detail.
Lane Cove valley - Maps and New Field Guide - details from www.step.org.au
Berowra Valley - The map, "A Walking Guide to Berowra Valley National Park," produced by the Friends of Berowra Valley, is now on sale at the NP & WS offices at Lane Cove NP and Bobbin Head, and at Paddy Pallin's on the corner of Kent and Bathurst Streets, Town Hall in the CBD.
Numerous books with detailed track notes and great photos of interesting bushwalks
by Bush Club member Michael Keats
page for back issues of Wild Magazine