Walk 1:- Gordon to Chatswood At A Glance
Route Summary :- This walk goes from Gordon Railway Station for about 1 km. along Gordon suburban streets to Blackbutt Creek, then for about 1.7 km along Blackbutt Creek to Lady Game Drive, then for about 1 km. along East Killara suburban streets to join the Great North Walk heading southeast along the Lane Cove River Valley to the Koonjeree Picnic Area at Fullers Bridge; from here the walk goes for about 3.5 km.along the signposted ‘Rail to River’ walk to Chatswood Station with about 2 km of this along public vehicular roads.
Highlights:- Lane Cove River valley; Koonjeree Picnic Area; rock cave overhangs
Negatives:- This can barely be called a bushwalk as approx. 4 km. of this is along public vehicular roads.
Length:- 11.10 km
Grade:- Easy; all on clear track or road
Weather:_All weather- check rare possible flood over Lane Cove Weir
Continuous Walking Time:- approx.. 3 hrs.
Train Time from Central to Start :- 35 mins.
Train Time to Central from Finish :- 26 mins.
Total Climb :- 185 m.
Total Descent :- 195 m.
Water:- At Gordon and Chatswood Stations and Koonjeree Picnic Area
Toilets:- As above
Café/Kiosk :- Gordon, Chatswood and Riverside Cafe
Published 1: 25,000 Map :- Parramatta River