Rouse Hill Path circuit

Download & Print Map and Notes

45 mins

1.5 km Circuit

31 m

Moderate track
Whether on foot or wheels this is a pleasant stroll around the asphalt bike track and footpath through Rouse Hill Regional Park. A great adventure for kids or for adults wanting to ramble through eucalypt forest, parkland and old farm. Starting from the great playground and picnic area you will follow the footpath past plenty of picnic tables with a toilet near the start and along the way. A pleasant way to stretch the legs.

Maps for the Rouse Hill Path circuit 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.
Riverstone 1:25 000 Map Series 90301S RIVERSTONE NSW-90301S
Penrith 1:100 000 Map Series 9030 PENRITH 9030

Cross sectional view of the Rouse Hill Path circuit bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Rouse Hill Path circuit

Accessibility summary information for the Rouse Hill Path circuit

Parking: There are 0 designated accessible parking areas on this walk.
Toilets: There are 1 designated accessible toilets on this walk.
Seats: There are 9 places to sit on this walk. They are on average 100m apart, with a maximum gap of 480m.
Hazards: There are 1 specific noteable accessability related hazards on this walk.
      Wheelchair Steep Two sections of this path (about 25m long) are moderately (1.6:12) steep. Found about 450m into the walk.

Accessibility Details


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 1.5 km
Time 45 mins
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Grade 3/6



Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
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

Gradient

Around 1.4km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 130m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 1.5km follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

Around 1km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 510m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.5km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.5km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 1.5km 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 Rouse Hill Path circuit walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Rouse Hill Path circuit walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Rouse Hill Path circuit walk starts and ends at the Rouse Hill main car park (gps: -33.680471, 150.91068)
Your main transport option to Rouse Hill main car park is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
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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 Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments

 


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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 :)