Be out there!
Walks Calendar for Summer 2018/2019
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, a Summer program of walks has been developed to cater for the average fitness level, with an additional walk for the intrepid bush walker.
Mandagery National Park – Saturday 3 November. Meet at Parkes Lions Memorial Park at 9am. This is a 8km walk graded as Medium. Leader will be Martin Bell. Contact 0429 346 586.
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.
Nangar National Park – Wednesday 14 November. Meet at Eugowra Rest Area at 9am. This is a 5km walk graded as Easy. Leader will be Peter Cannon. Contact 6866 1225.
Mount Arthur Reserve – Sunday 25 November. Meet at Parkes Lions Memorial Park at 8:30am. This is a 6km walk graded as Hard. Leader will be Martin Bell. Contact 0429 346 586.
National Park Association Christmas Party – Sunday 2 December. BYO picnic at Peter and Merran’s property Moorillah, Cookamidgera, at 5pm. All welcome.
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.
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