Be Out There!
Autumn Walks Calendar 2019
The National Parks Association of NSW runs the largest activities program in the state, with over 1,000 bushwalks led by an extraordinary team of knowledgeable and skilled volunteer leaders every year.
At the Lachlan Valley Branch, an Autumn program of walks has been developed to cater for the average fitness level.
Sunday 24 March
Weddin Mountains National Park
Black Gin Gully
Meet at Forbes Railway Station at 8:45am.
This is a 6km walk graded as Medium.
Walk leader will be Peter Cannon, who can be contacted on 6866 1225.
All walks are subject to there being no adverse Rural Fire Service fire warnings at the time and no closure of the relevant State Forest due to hunting permits etc.
Walkers are reminded to bring along enough food and water for the entire day as well as suitable clothing, footwear, hat and sunscreen. A pair of good binoculars and a fold up chair is recommended.
Please contact the listed walk leader the night before the walk if you intend to take part. A $2 donation for each walker is appreciated.
Wednesday 10 April: Coradgery Nature Reserve. Meet at Bushman’s Dam, Newell Highway, Parkes, at 9am. This is an 8km walk graded as Medium. Walk leader will be Martin Bell, who can be contacted on 0429 346 586.
Saturday 27 April: Black Ridge. Meet at Bushman’s Dam, Newell Highway, Parkes, at 9am. This is an 8km walk graded as Medium. Walk leader will be Peter Cannon, who can be contacted on 6866 1225.
Easy – Range between 5 to 10 kilometres. Mostly flat to slightly undulating topography. Walks are mostly on tracks or fire trails and of moderate distance. Suitable for those with a minimum level of fitness.
Medium – Range between 5 to 8 kilometres. May be over moderate hills or rough terrain. May involves some off-track walking. Walk may involve shorter distance overall due to rougher conditions. Suitable for an average fitness level.
Hard – Range 5 or more kilometres. Walk may involve hilly or mountainous terrain, rough tracks, a trackless route or an extended distance. Walk suitable for above average fitness level.
(Sunday) 8:45 am