The Wilkins Track

Download & Print Map and Notes

1 hr 45 mins

5.2 km Return

130 m

Moderate track
This walk follows a well-defined management trail to one of the best views of Cowan Creek in the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. At the halfway point, there is a great spot to sit, relax and enjoy the scenery and the surrounds.

Maps for the The Wilkins 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.
Hornsby 1:25 000 Map Series 91304S HORNSBY NSW-91304S
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map 1:40 000 Map Series CMA Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map CMA Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the The Wilkins Track bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the The Wilkins 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 5.2 km
Time 1 hr 45 mins

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
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, 2.6km has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 2.6km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


This whole walk, 2.6km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 2.6km requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 2.6km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 2km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 610m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the The Wilkins Track walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the The Wilkins Track walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The The Wilkins Track walk starts and ends at the Int of Cullamine Rd & Perimeter Track (gps: -33.663232, 151.18971)
Your transport options to Int of Cullamine Rd & Perimeter Track 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 🙂