Red Hill Loop (Cromer Heights)

Red Hill Loop (Cromer Heights)
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A short loop using both the Cromer North Trail (Red Hill Main Trail) and Cromer Trail, which explores two trig station and an Aboriginal engraving site in the Red Hill Reserve.  It’s the first time I’ve bushwalked in the Red Hill Reserve, which lies between Cromer Heights and Oxford Falls. There’s a network of official and unofficial bushwalking and mountain-biking trails, on what seems to be a mixture of Crown land, Aboriginal land (managed by the Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council) and undeveloped private land. My first challenge is accessing these trails – I had intended to start from the Wakehurst Parkway, but multiple “No Entry” signs thwarted that plan. Continuing north along the Wakehurst Parkway, I discover there are no access tracks along the western side of Red Hill. I end up parking on Maybrook Avenue, where a narrow track soon meets the Cromer Trail, a wide service trail.

Continuing west along the service trail, .... Continue Reading at Hiking The World

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