Founders Way
  • Length: 3km

  • Duration: 1 hr 30 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 70 Hunter Ave, St. Ives

  • End: Govenor Phillip Track, St. Ives

  • Location: Garigal National Park

  • Closest Town: St Ives

  • Distance from CBD: 23.0 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7431553097

  • Longitude: 151.1761620423

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Founders Way is a 3km, grade 3 Return hike located in Garigal National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1 hrs 30 mins to complete.

Summary

This return walk starts at the Founders Way track head in St Ives and follows the pipeline through the National Park. The walk heads down into the valley where it comes to the Middle Harbour Creek pipe bridge. There is a short optional side trip along the Bungaroo Track to the stepping stones crossing the creek.


Download maps and tracknotes for Founders Way hiking track from wildwalks.com.