North Arm Walking Track

Download & Print Map and Notes

2 hrs

3.1 km One way

145 m

Moderate track
Following the edge of Middle Harbour, this walk has excellent views and Special spots, including the views from the end of North Arm Rd and the trail near the Mannerim Rd Turnoff. The change in the track from bush track to mangroves and mudflats south of the Pump Station gives a good feel of the diversity of environments that can be found in the area.

Maps for the North Arm Walking Track walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Parramatta River 1:25 000 Map Series 91303N PARRAMATTA RIVER NSW-91303N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the North Arm Walking Track bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the North Arm Walking Track

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 3.1 km
Time 2 hrs

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk


This whole walk, 3.1km has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 3.1km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


Around 2.4km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 740m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 3.1km requires some bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 3.1km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 3.1km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the North Arm Walking Track walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the North Arm Walking Track walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The North Arm Walking Track walk starts at the H.C. Press Park (gps: -33.789673, 151.22865)
Your transport options to H.C. Press Park are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

The North Arm Walking Track ends at the North Arm Road (gps: -33.792453, 151.21522)
Your transport options to North Arm Road are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Metropolitan weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



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Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂