Heritage Walking Track
Awabakal & Worimi Country

30 min to 1 h

1.4 km
circuit

↑ 19 m
↓ -18 m

Hard track
Follow this short circuit walk from the remains of an 1870's stone bridge abutments to the brick tower that was a ventilation shaft from the old mine. Let us begin by acknowledging the Awabakal & Worimi people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. 
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-32.8852288,151.6214161)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Newcastle Link Road, A15
  • Turn on to Newcastle Link Road, A15 then drive for 1.9 km
  • Turn right onto Woodford Street and drive for another 2 km
  • Turn sharp right onto Minmi Road and drive for another 670 m
  • Turn sharp right onto Blue Gum Hills Road and drive for another 480 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Blue Gum Road and drive for another 35 m
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
After 10 m head through/around the gate.
After another 75 m pass the car park (75 m on your left).
Continue straight.
After another 70 m continue straight.
After another 610 m turn around.
After another 610 m continue straight.
After another 95 m continue straight.
After another 4 m come to the end.
About 35 m past the end is a car park.
About 70 m past the end is a playground .
About 115 m past the end is a toilet.

07:30-17:00
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Terrain
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Heritage Walking Track


Grading
Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 1.4 km
Time 30 min to 1 h
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There is one 1.4 km from the start.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
1.4 km[toilet]
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