Riverside Walking Track
  • Length: 5.5km

  • Duration: 2 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Riverside Dr, Macquarie Park

  • End: 213 Delhi Rd, Chatswood West

  • Location: Lane Cove National Park

  • Closest Town: Ryde

  • Distance from CBD: 16.1 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.77704838

  • Longitude: 151.1381045

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Riverside Walking Track is a 5.5km, grade 4 One way hike located in Lane Cove National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2 hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

This is a scenic walk which takes in views of the Lane Cove River and some heritage buildings. Porters Creek bridge is a fantastic example of extravagant stone work cut locally from the creek itself. The walk generally follows the Lane Cove River passing many favourite sun baking spots for the local water dragons. Water Dragons and water birds seem to favour this lower bank along with picnickers who enjoy the many grassed picnic areas along the way.


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About the region

Lane Cove National Park
Not far from Sydney's city centre, is the perfect place for a family day out or school excursion. Explore historic sites along the Heritage walk or enjoy a picnic, canoe or go birdwatching.

Lane Cove National Park is a beautiful pocket of bushland that sits on either side of the peaceful Lane Cove River. It’s in easy reach for Sydneysiders, extending from East Ryde to Pennant Hills and West Chatswood.

It’s a great place for a day out with the family; there are lots of picnic areas to choose from, including those that offer picnic tables, barbecues, children’s play equipment, flat grassy areas and easy access to walking tracks and places to ride your bike. Whatever activities you fancy, you’re bound to find a perfect place to picnic for the day.

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