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Submitted By: Maps and Explored Database Administrator
Date Updated: 09/06/2022 at 3:21 pm

Title: Helensburgh Double Loop

Location: Garawarra State Conservation Area

Grade: Grade 4

Suitable for Membership qualifications: Yes

Creek Crossings: Yes

Walk Length: 16 (in km)

Ascent: 450 / Descent: 400 (in meters)

Exposure: None     Walk off-track: Yes     Public Transport: Yes     Car Shuffle: No


Led by Adriane Jones

This walk follows two loops within the area surrounding Helensburgh and visits iconic areas such as Wilson Creek Dam, Historic Crawley Road ( no traffic) Old railway tunnels and more. Great walking along seldom walked tracks and a short section of off-tack with lots of Lillies and Angophoras. Easily walked as two separate loop, if you want a shorter option, as the Helensburgh Railway Station is at the midpoint. The track follows well-worn paths, fire trails and a short distance of road walking. The off-track section is predominantly for a short climb up hill in the second loop, although on this recording there was an earlier section of off-track to avoid the mud! The gpx. includes the turn off to explore the old rail tunnel and will take you close to the entrance – if it’s not too boggy and you wish to walk inside it continue on and then retrace your tracks to rejoin the route.

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