|Start||At the intersection of Scotts Point Walk & Scotts Point Road (-32.8386452,151.6968684)|
|Directions||From Maitland Road, A43, Hexham.|
|Finish||From the The Lane (-32.8337921,151.7088859)|
|Mode (end)||Car Shuttle Car|
|Turn map||Directions & comments|
At the intersection of Scotts Point Walk & Scotts Point Road Start heading along Scotts Point Walk (a footpath).
After another 20 m find the "Seat" (on your right).
Three timber bench seat, 55cm high, 19cm deep and 1.9m wide with no arm or backrest.
After another 200 m find the "Rainforest boardwalk" (10 m on your left).
The boardwalk leads through the beautiful Kooragang Wetlands giving great views of the water plants and birds. Specifically, this walk leads over the Water Ribbon Swale, an abandoned channel of the Hunter River. You might be lucky enough to see Chestnut Teal, Great Egret, Cattle Egret, Glossy Ibis, Australian White Ibis, Straw-necked Ibis, Common Greenshank, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Curlew Sandpiper, or if very lucky a Painted Snipe.
After another 50 m find the "Trip Hazard" (on your right).
A 10-15m long boggy section of track at the eastern end of the boardwalk. The track floods after heavy rain or very high tides.
After another 65 m find the "Trip Hazard" (8 m on your right).
A 25m long boggy section of track. The track floods after heavy rain or very high tides.
After another 25 m find the "Trip Hazard" (on your right).
A 10m long boggy section of narrow track. The track floods after heavy rain or very high tides.
After another 50 m find the "Picnic Table" (on your right).
A timber slat picnic table and bench seat. The table is 86cm high, 70cm deep and 1.8m wide. The seats are 47cm high, 22cm deep and 1.8m wide (no backrest). With plenty of shade from a tree, on a concrete slab about 4m from track.
After another 55 m find the "Seat" (5 m on your left).
A timber bench seat, 60cm high, 20cm deep and 1.5m wide with no arm or backrest.
After another 175 m find the "Seat" (8 m on your right).
A timber bench seat, 49cm high, 22cm deep and 1.5m wide with no arm or backrest.
After another 10 m (at the intersection of The Lane & Scotts Point Walk) continue straight, to head along The Lane.
After another 45 m come to "Seat".
Three sandstone bench seats, 57cm high, 40cm deep and 2.05m wide with no arm or backrest.
After another 10 m find the "Potable Water" (30 m on your right).
Water tank beside picnic sheter. Treat water before use. Tap 60cm high on concrete slab.
About 60 m past the end is "Riverside Park".
Riverside Park is found near the end of 'The Lane', Kooragang within Hunter Wetlands National Park. There is the City Farm jetty on the banks of the north arm of the Hunter River. You will also find two picnic shelters, each with a water tank. There is also an accessible toilet at the back of the grassy area. There are a few walks that leave from the area and it is also a popular fishing and bird watching area.
|Time||1 h 45 min to 2 h 15 min|
|Quality of track||Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)|
|Gradient||Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)|
|Signage||Clearly signposted (2/6)|
|Infrastructure||Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)|
|Experience Required||No experience required (2/6)|
|Weather||Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)|
|Item||From Start||Name & link to notes|