Slippery Dip Loop (Garigal NP)

Slippery Dip Loop (Garigal NP)
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An interesting circuit in Garigal Land and Garigal National Park that combines the Slippery Dip service trail with the XC Track, Road to Nowhere and Deep Creek bushwalking tracks.   It’s been a couple of years since completing the shorter “Moon Rock Loop”; I’m back today to complete a longer loop and explore more of the area between Five Mile Creek and Middle Creek. Although some maps show the entire area as Garigal National Park, Slippery Dip Loop starts on Garigal Land (owned and managed by the Metropolitan Aboriginal Land Council) before it enters Garigal National Park.

It’s easy walking along the mixed-use Slippery Dip Trail, which also has a very occasional vehicle as it serves as the access road to the Warringah Radio Control Society (WRCS), a not-for-profit flying club. This area has some interesting (modern) history, with the construction company Boral stripping away the vegetation to create a huge sand quarry in the 1960s be.... Continue Reading at Hiking The World

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