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Green
3 years

Nursery section has had some love and is in real good nick. Horse Trail section is getting a little blown out in places. Muppets loop is fine. Not strictly part of this track, but the Larool Fire...

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Green
4 years

Green. Except for that small sharp something that punctured my front Tyre...

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Amber
4 years

a bit of water on the St Ives ST today

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Green
4 years

Only rode the Muppets loop, but it is fine.

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Green
4 years

The link track from Muppets to Ryland was drier than I expected. Horse trail had a couple of damp spots. Nursery Track was fine. Didn't do Muppets. Linigen Pl track was also good.

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Green
4 years

All good after the rain. A tree down on the Nursery section, but it already has some ramping on either side to make it rideable if you see it early enough. Horse Trail section and Muppets are...

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Green
4 years

Linigen Pl trail, Nursery track, Horse track and Muppets are all fine. Obviously had plenty of use over the long weekend.

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Green
4 years

Nursery section, Horse Trail and Muppets all are fine although getting a little loose and rutted in places. Linigen Pl trail is all good as well.

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Green
4 years

Nursery sniggle, Horse trail and Muppets all fine. Linigen Pl track OK as well.

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Green
4 years

Rode the Nursery, Horse Trail and Muppets sniggle this morning. A few wet spots but overall fine.

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Green
4 years

Still a bit of water on the link trail across from Linigen Place. Nursery sniggle is fine, Horse Trail also. Muppets is a bit rutted, but no longer wet.

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Amber
5 years

Nursery sniggle is fine - a little slippery at the top end, but the drainage works at the bottom are doing their job. Horse track section is a bit wet in places and getting chewed out where water...

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Amber
5 years

Only rode (or tried to ride) the section from the old Nursery up to the Showground on Friday. Work had resumed on the drainage at the bottom end so the first third of the track was closed off....

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Green
5 years

Rode through from Linigen Pl to the old Nursery, Nursery Track, Horse Track and Muppets. Only a couple of wet spots on Linigen, Nursery Track is fine (still a little slippery near the top end),...

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Green
5 years

Nursery section is fine after a couple of dead trees have been trimmed. Horse Track section is OK. Muppets is fine except for dead tree now at chest height across the track towards the bottom of...

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Green
5 years

Linigen Pl trail is fine. Nursery sniggle is good. Horse trail is fine. Still a tree across Muppets on the clockwise down slope, otherwise all good.

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Green
5 years

Linagen Pl track is fine. Nursery sniggle is good, drainage work seems to have finished (or not resumed yet?). Horse track is fine, although construction at the gun club has recommenced, so be...

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Green
5 years

All good. Looks like some more work to come on the Nursery section, as there are multiple ANL bulker bags dropped on the side of MV Rd. Horse track is fine and looks like construction work on the...

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Green
5 years

The Nursery section, horse track and Muppets loop are all fine. Still a low hanging tree across Muppets.

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Amber
5 years

Still construction work underway on the Nursery sniggle, so it may be closed at times during the week. Horse trail section is fine, low hanging tree still impeding the descent on Muppets....

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Amber
5 years

Still some construction going on in the Nursery section. Was open today however. Dumbing it down a bit, but at least entrenching the track. Still a tree down near the bottom of the Muppets...

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Amber
5 years

The section from the western end where you cross from Cascades and head up to the Showground is closed temporarily while the energy authority puts in anti-erosion measures to protect their gas...

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Green
5 years

Nursery sniggle has had a HRB along most of it. Cleared a few bits of fallen timber, but otherwise all good (if a bit black). Horse track is fine, but construction work has started on the gun...

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Amber
5 years

Nursery section is fine except for a bit of water damage at the lower end and a nasty little erosion drop off / step up up near the old pump house. Horse trail section is pretty good. Muppets is...

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Amber
5 years

Still a few trees down, has drained well.
No info on muppets but expect it is a muddy mess.

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Amber
5 years

Still calling this amber. Sniggle up from the nursery is OK. Horse track is not too bad, with a couple of wet areas, a bit of erosion and a tree down near the pistol club. Muppets is a bit of a...

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Amber
5 years

Muppets is a bit of a mess with a big tree down on the descent and a few big puddles that don't seem to be draining. The Single track along Monavale Road is in reasonable shape.

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Green
6 years

Phil's Sneaky is fine. Nursery sniggle has another dead tree down near the nursery end start which requires a bit of a shimmy to get around. RFS have put in some burn line clearings running off...

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Green
6 years

Linigen Pl track has a bit of water in the usual spots. Nursery sniggle is in great shape, with some spade work having been done on the big potholes near the top end and the two fallen trees...

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Green
6 years

Lingen Pl track has a couple of wet spots. Nursery sniggle is fine. Horse track is fine. Muppets is fine. Larool track rock armoured section is gradually sinking into the bog it was put in to...

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Green
6 years

Rode through from Linigen Pl via the nursery sniggle, show ground, horse track and muppets. All dry and in pretty good nick and getting plenty of traffic. Some tidy drainage work on the horse...

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Green
6 years

All Good today

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Red
6 years

Aĺl management trails in Ku Ring Gai Chase and Garigal NPs closed until 17th Jan by NPWS due to heavy rain Sun-Thurs last week. Singletrack will be sodden as well. Please respect the trail...

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Green
6 years

Linigen Pl track, nursery sniggle, horse track sniggle and Muppets are all in fine fettle and getting quite a workout today.

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Green
6 years

Dry and fast. Mostly in really good condition.

The steep rock garden descent heading west (second-last climb going east) on Muppets is getting badly blown out, with a lot of sand being...

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Green
6 years

Wildflower Garden is in quite reasonable condition. Damp at the bottom of some gullies but otherwise good, and rideable. Light misty drizzle this morning held the sandy bits together well.

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Amber
6 years

Rode through from Linigen Pl to the Nursery sniggle, horse track and muppets loop today BEFORE the rain. It was still a bit damp in places from yesterday's rain and will be pretty messy after...

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Green
6 years

Rode the Linigen Pl track, nursery sniggle, horse track and muppets today. All pretty good. There's one root step-up on the nursery sniggle heading east that is going to start catching people out...

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Green
6 years

A couple of wet spots rapidly drying in this morning's sun, mainly at the Ryland end of the Snives Sniggle. Nothing to worry about.

Worst mud / water was on Phil's Sneaky (Linigen Place...

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Green
6 years

St Ives snuggle is in great form compared to recent times. The mud is gone. Muppets is great. Great cool morning to ride before 34c hits. Track is totally clear. Get out there.

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Green
6 years

Rode through from the Nursery, Horse Trail, Muppet Show today. No problems.

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Green
6 years

Wildflower Track, Horse Trail and Muppets all fine. Muppets looking a bit worn in a few places.

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Green
6 years

Great.

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Green
6 years

No real problems.

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Green
6 years

Overall pretty good. Some slush just before the showground coming up from the nursery and some of the lower parts of Muppets could do with a rest, but otherwise all good. Has anyone ridden the...

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Amber
6 years

Muppet Show is very boggy, and getting badly cut up in the lower parts.

I recommend avoiding, and taking the link that keeps more parallel with Mona Vale Road.

The rest of the trail...

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Amber
7 years

Wildflower garden was in surprisingly good condition today. I was expecting it to be much wetter. There were dry lines through everything except the real low-lying sections where the groundwater...

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Amber
7 years

There is a large tree down on the Eastern side of the show grounds, and some large, deep puddles

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Amber
7 years

Rode the sniggle through from the nursery to muppets and back today. Some wet, slippery bits near the old pump house and up at the Ryland Track end, but otherwise not too bad.

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Green
7 years

All good on the Nursery section. Showground pretty busy setting up for concert. Horse trail OK, with a few muddy holes at the Ryland end. Muppets good.

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Green
7 years

mona vale sniggle, muppets show, jonnys jaunt etc etc... all bone dry. enjoy

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Red
7 years

Only rode this morning as it's part of my commute to work. I'll ride Mona Vale road tonight though as the Sniggle is a creek.

Please stay off the trail even over the weekend or it's going...

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Green
7 years

Tree still down on the entrance to the showground end of the section through to the nursery. A tricky deep hole / puddle a few metres in as well. Rest is fine. Horse trail section is getting both...

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Green
7 years

Tree down on the entrance from St Ives showground, but a new trail has formed to avoid it. The rest is all good, dry, quick, fun.

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Green
7 years

Sniggle is all fine, though there a couple of spots where holes seem to have hollowed out with a bit of use while wet and you have to be pretty careful with line, wheel placement and pedal stroke...

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Green
7 years

Wildflower Nursery through to Muppets all good. A couple of small puddles just before getting up to Ryland, but they will probably be gone by tomorrow. Didn't have time to check out Epiphany (the...

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Green
7 years

Rode through from the Nursery to Muppet Show today. All good, getting a bit worn in places.

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Green
7 years

Rode through from the Nursery to Muppet Show today. A few puddles up near the electricity towers before Ryland and again on the section back from MV Rd near Bunnings to Ryland. Otherwise all good...

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Green
7 years

Rode the single track through from the nursery to Muppet Show. No problems to report.

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Amber
8 years

St Ives sniggle has another tree down on the eastern end. Real flow killer.
The rest is fine.

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Green
8 years

Sniggle from The Nursery through to Muppets is all good. Has had a bit of a hammering while wet, but pretty much dried out now, except for a couple of damp spots. There is a detour around the...

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Amber
8 years

Just be aware, there is a large tree blocking the Mona Vale Rd single track just after the entrance at the nursery.

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Green
8 years

Rode through from the Wildflower nursery to Muppet Show & Bunnings today. All good.

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Green
8 years

Rode the sniggle through from the Nursery to Muppet Show. A couple of wet spots up near Ryland, but they should be gone by the end of today if it doesn't rain again. Otherwise all good.
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Green
8 years

Rode through from the Nursery to Muppet Show today and all good. Not even a patch of dampness after the light rain earlier this week. Dry and loose in places. A few tree roots starting to get a...

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Green
8 years

A bit of water in a few spots near the power lines just before Ryland, but otherwise all good. Nice and grippy (although not in the sense that Phil Liggett uses that word.....)

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Green
8 years

A few puddles on the section between the Showground and Ryland, but otherwise no problems from the rain.
The stacked log roll over on the Wildflower Gardens end (the section that seems to be...

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Green
8 years

All good. Tree is still across the track on Muppet Show but is being ridden over.

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Green
8 years

Superb. All dry all the way from Wildflower to Muppet show. There was only 2 small mud bits which you can go thru or around. Surprising its so dry after last weeks rain.

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Green
8 years

The sniggle from the Wildflower Garden nursery through to Muppet Show is all good. A tad loose in places, but I'll take dry and loose over wet and muddy any day.

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Green
8 years

There's a tree down blocking the track just up from the Nursery entrance (as well as a couple of new features). Otherwise all good. Horse Trail is fine. Muppet Show bedding in nicely. Still some...

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Green
8 years

Most Sydney region parks will re-open morning of October 26. See:

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Red
8 years

Here we go again.

IMPORTANT: Due to the current fire emergency, all national parks have been closed across the Greater Sydney Metropolitan Area until further notice. Some commercial...

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Green
8 years

The NPWS total fire ban closure has now been lifted. See:

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Red
8 years

Total Fire Ban
All tracks and trails across all of the Metropolitan National Parks are closed Sunday 13 October 2013 due to Total Fire Ban. West Head Road is closed, however the basin...

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Green
8 years

NPWS extreme fire danger closure has been lifted. See:

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Red
8 years

Closed due to extreme fire danger. See:

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Green
8 years

Very dry and dusty. And now I see what that chat about cleared trees was about. As one of the guys noted, funny how whoever is clearing logs has left the few downed logs that cross the trail...

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Green
8 years

Aside from the chainsaw work mentioned elsewhere, the sniggle is all in good nick, apart from a couple of bits which are getting a bit rutted out.

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Green
8 years

Rode the sniggle through to Ryland today. All good, has been getting plenty of traffic though, so wearing in a few places. Met a baby brown snake just before the water crossing after you go round...

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Green
8 years

Dry and fast enough to be fun again after what seems like months of tip-toeing through the wet bits.

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Amber
8 years

Rode the Mona Vale Rd sniggle today. A bit wet in the run from the rock drop to the pistol club road, but otherwise not too bad.

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Amber
9 years

Some wet bits in the usual places, but overall not too bad.

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Amber
9 years

Rode the Mona Vale Rd sniggle, with extensions, this arvo. Pretty wet in quite a few places. Needs a few dry days before it's fun again.

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Amber
9 years

The upper sniggle was still a bit damp in places yesterday and is also in need of a bit of TLC in a few places. As far as I know, the bottom track is still unrideable. No evidence of mtb or moto...

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Red
9 years

Did the ride back from Ryland after sniggle next to Mona Vale Rd. Its a swamp and overgrown with grass and lantana behind the gun club. Trees down everywhere and hills worn away with big rocks....

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Amber
9 years

Be careful on the Sniggle between the shooting range and thecRyland fire trail. There's a tree down that's around head height. If you don't sight it, it could easily knock you on the head and off...

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Amber
9 years

Be careful on the Sniggle between the shooting range and thecRyland fire trail. There's a tree down that's around head height. If you don't sight it, it could easily knock you on the head and off...

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Green
9 years

Sniggle from the wildflower gardens thru to Ryland and thereabouts is in great nick.

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Green
9 years

The upper sniggle is getting dry and dusty and well worn. Not going to venture down to the lower track until I hear that it's been cleared. Which may be a while....

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Amber
9 years

Rode down Management track east today and back along the Mona Vale sniggle. There are at least 12 big trees down on Management track east from the wind on Thursday. It's a nightmare to get...

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Green
10 years

Rode through from the Gardens to Forest Way on Sunday arvo. All good. A few dead branches coming down as the wind picked up, so a little care required.

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Amber
10 years

Rode from Snives Showground through to Ryland Track today. Top bit of sniggle is fine (and well trafficked). Bottom run is still very muddy.

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Green
10 years

Little bit of water in lower places but otherwise very dry and very fun...

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Amber
11 years

Rideable. Mona vale sniggle is perfect, dry and all good. Ryland on the way back to the show ground was a different story thou. Very very boggy every 50 or so meters, would not be suggestible...

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Green
11 years

Rode both the upper and lower sniggle from St Ives showground today. Seems to be getting quite a bit of mtb traffic. All good on the upper track. The lower track still has a couple of seepage...

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Amber
11 years

Rode from the gardens, up the back of the showground, along the upper sniggle and back to the showground along the track at the bottom of the gun club. Couple of wet spots on the upper sniggle,...

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Green
11 years

Only rode the single trail and was mostly dry. Puddle or two to force me to clean the bike but a nice quick ride.

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Green
12 years

All good

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Green
12 years

With the exception of the firetrail behind the gun club (which is only a little boggy) perfectly dry here.

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Green
12 years

According to http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/dsp_content.cfm?cat_id......

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Red
12 years

Sydney wide total fire ban. See: http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/...

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Green
12 years

RFS update page shows TFB removed and fire danger decreased: http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/...

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Red
12 years

TOTAL FIREBAN AND TRAIL CLOSURE IN KG / Garigal NP SINCE FRIDAY 20/11 @ 8 AM

see: http://nobmob.com/node/11452...

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Amber
12 years

The locked gate on east side of the garden is a small annoyance. Have a look around and it becomes obvious how to bypass though. Trail directly behind the gun club is very soggy still.

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