Bushwalks in The Hills
The Hills Shire boasts a range of beautiful recreation locations including great cycleways and walking tracks.
The Hills Guided Walks Program
The Hills Walks Program is designed to provide opportunities for residents to explore and learn more about the beautiful bushland reserves of the Garden Shire.
- These walks follow bushland tracks which are sometimes rough, steep and uneven.
- Some walks require creeks to be crossed on stepping stones.
- Some walks have no toilet facilities.
- All walks last for 2 hours.
- Wear comfortable, closed shoes, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
- For night time walks wear warm clothes and mosquito repellent. Bring a torch.
- Bring your camera and a drink
- The exact meeting place for the start of each walk will be advised at the time of booking.
For more information and to make a booking view current walks available in the Events Section.
Self Guided Trail Maps
Each of the bushwalk fact sheets featured in this series includes detailed information including starting points, distances, difficulty levels, step-by-step directions, time to complete and points of interest along the way.
Walk 1 - Heritage Trail Baulkham Hills(PDF, 59MB) - An easy pram & child friendly walk on paved paths (2.5 - 3 hours).
Walk 2 - Burraga Track West Pennant Hills(PDF, 13MB) - A moderately difficult walk on rough bush tracks with some steep ups and downs (2.5 hours).
Walk 3 - Heritage Park Castle Hill(PDF, 27MB) - An easy to medium grade walk (for pram users and those with small children please note there are two steep hills) on paved paths (1.5 hours).
Bushwalk being updated - A moderately difficult walk on bush tracks with a steep ascent and descent (1.5 hours).
Walk 5 - Forest Walk West Pennant Hills(PDF, 26MB) - A moderate grade walk on formed bush tracks with many steps (1.5 hours).
Walk 6 - Geebung Walk Castle Hill(PDF, 27MB) - An easy to medium walk on formed tracks (2 hours).
Walk 7 - Knightsbridge Circuit Castle Hill(PDF, 28MB) - An easy to moderate walk on paved paths, fire trails and rough bush tracks (2 - 2.5 hours).
Walk 8 - O'Hara's Creek Kenthurst(PDF, 34MB) - A moderate walk on graded fire trail (2.5 hours).
Walk 9 - Platypus Track Castle Hill(PDF, 34MB) - A moderate child-friendly walk (some steep slopes and creek crossings on stepping stones) on uneven bush paths (1.5 hours).
Walk 10 - Bushland Corridors Rouse Hill(PDF, 27MB) - An easy pram and child friendly walk on paved paths and grassed areas (2 hours).
Walk 11 - Stevenson's Creek Baulkham Hills(PDF, 32MB) - A moderate walk (steep sections & creek crossings on stepping stones) on rough bush tracks (2 hours).
Walk 12 - Waterfall Walk West Pennant Hills(PDF, 27MB) - A moderate child-friendly walk on graded fire trail an bush tracks (1.5 - 2 hours)
Other Track Maps
Baulkham Hills Walking Map(PDF, 4MB)
Baulkham Hills Cultural Track(PDF, 507KB)
Heritage Trail Brochure Baulkham Hills(PDF, 381KB)
Fred Caterson Walking Map(PDF, 728KB)
Fred Caterson Reserve to Bernie Mullane Sports Complex(PDF, 465KB)
Fred Caterson to Castle Hill Heritage Park Reserve(PDF, 492KB)
Kenthurst Track - Coppertail Place to Nyari Road(PDF, 4MB)
Lower Portland Fire Trail Dargle Track(PDF, 3MB)
Rouse Hill Tracks(PDF, 407KB)
Rouse Hill and Kellyville Tracks(PDF, 3MB)
West Pennant Hills Track Bidjigal Reserve(PDF, 4MB)
West Pennant Hills Track Richard Webb Reserve Waterfall(PDF, 4MB)