The Cascades Track (St Ives to Davidson)
  • Length: 3.2km

  • Duration: 1 hr 30 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 88 Douglas St, St. Ives

  • End: 25 Stone Parade, Belrose

  • Closest Town: St Ives

  • Location: Garigal National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 23.9 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7257384499

  • Longitude: 151.1779273027

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

No Defined Trail

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

Trail Markers

Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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The Cascades Track is a 3.2km, grade 3 One way hike located in Garigal National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1 hrs 30 mins to complete.


This walk explores a section of Garigal National Park from St Ives following service trails through the forest and into the valley. The cascades from which this track derives its name are at the junction of Middle Harbour and Frenchs creeks. After taking time to explore the rock platform this walk continues along service trail to Stone Pde Davidson.

Download maps and tracknotes for The Cascades Track (St Ives to Davidson) hiking track from