Buhot Creek and Old Quarry Pond Circuit

2 h 30 min to 4 h 30 min

1 h to 2 h

9.7 km
circuit

↑ 176 m
↓ -176 m

Moderate track
Starting from the car park off Daisy Hill Road, Daisy Hill, this walk takes you on a circuit in both Daisy Hill Conservation Park and Neville Lawrie Reserve, crossing Buhot Creek and visiting the Old Quarry Pond along the way. A great choice for an afternoon walk in summer, this track features mostly wide and undulating fire trails that are open to mountain bikes and horses as well. Additionally, you’ll be able to enjoy the refreshing waters of the pond even with your dog. Regardless of your mode of travel, expect a peaceful journey in nature, accompanied by constant birdsong. Remember to cover yourself well from the sun and take plenty of water. Keep an ear out for mountain bike and horse riders throughout the track. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
Show all
Downloads GPX PDF

+
-
Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
+
-
Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-27.624833,153.1577215)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Pacific Motorway, M1
  • Turn on to then drive for 560 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 3 onto Chatswood Road and drive for another 205 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Chatswood Road and drive for another 1.5 km
  • Turn left onto Daisy Hill Road and drive for another 1.5 km
  • Turn right and drive for another 70 m
+
-
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Getting started
From the car park off Daisy Hill Road(105 metres northeast of intersection with Lawton Street), pass through the bollard and head towards the sheltered informative signpost along the paved track. Turn left after passing the said signpost and head along the Hub Trail following the signage, keeping the car park to your left. Stay on the said trail and move alongside Daisy Hill/Ring Road(to your left) to continue along Buhot Creek and Old Quarry Pond Circuit(clockwise).....
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
Find the sign at the start.
Find the water tap at the start.
At the intersection of Hub Trail & Quarry Road continue straight, to head along Hub Trail (a walking track).
After another 30 m turn left, to head along Hub Trail.
After another 120 m pass the toilet (25 m on your left).
After another 40 m continue straight, to head along Hub Trail.
After another 255 m (at the intersection of Old Hut Break & Hub Trail) continue straight, to head along Hub Trail.
After another 135 m pass the car park (10 m on your left).
At the intersection of Centre Road & Hub Trail veer right, to head along Centre Road (a vehicle track).
After another 80 m (at the intersection of Tree Discovery Trail & Centre Road) continue straight, to head along Centre Road.
After another 310 m (at the intersection of Centre Road & Tree Discovery Trail) continue straight, to head along Centre Road.
After another 85 m (at the intersection of Centre Road & Rifle Range Break) continue straight, to head along Centre Road.
After another 390 m (at the intersection of Track 2 - Chipline Trail (old_name Tunnel of Love) & Buhot Creek Break) continue straight, to head along Track 2 - Chipline Trail (old_name Tunnel of Love) (a walking track).
After another 700 m (at the intersection of Track 5 - Koala Trail & Youles Break) continue straight, to head along Track 5 - Koala Trail.
After another 125 m continue straight, to head along Track 5 - Koala Trail.
After another 30 m continue straight, to head along Track 5 - Koala Trail.
After another 400 m continue straight, to head along Track 5 - Koala Trail.
After another 460 m (at the intersection of North Track & Track 5 - Koala Trail) turn right, to head along North Track (a vehicle track).
After another 195 m pass a seat (on your left)., has no backrest.
After another 35 m cross the ford.
After another 215 m (at the intersection of Jimmys Chair Break & North Track) turn right, to head along Jimmys Chair Break.
After another 520 m head through/around the gate.
After another 15 m (at the intersection of Youles Break & Jimmys Chair Break) veer left, to head along Youles Break.
After another 260 m (at the intersection of Youles Break & Apiary Break) continue straight, to head along Youles Break.
After another 340 m continue straight, to head along Youles Break.
After another 470 m (at the intersection of Youles Break & Track 4 - Gillians) turn sharp left, to head along Track 4 - Gillians (a walking track).
After another 530 m (at the intersection of Bishops Break & Track 4 - Gillians) veer left, to head along Bishops Break (a vehicle track).
After another 210 m (at the intersection of Tindales Break & Bishops Break) continue straight, to head along Tindales Break.
After another 90 m continue straight, to head along Tindales Break.
After another 80 m (at the intersection of Glider & Tindales Break) continue straight, to head along Tindales Break.
After another 100 m (at the intersection of Central Break & Tindales Break) turn right, to head along Central Break.
After another 110 m (at the intersection of Central Break & Nightshade Break) continue straight, to head along Central Break.
After another 50 m (at the intersection of Central Break & Quarry Lookout Break) turn sharp left, to head along Quarry Lookout Break.
After another 40 m continue straight, to head along Quarry Lookout Break.
After another 90 m come to the viewpoint.
After another 95 m come to the viewpoint.
After another 65 m (at the intersection of Quarry Road & Quarry Lookout Break) turn right, to head along Quarry Road.
After another 55 m veer right.
After another 160 m continue straight, to head along Quarry Road.
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. This side trip takes you to the foreshore of the scenic pond. Don't be shy, jump in! To start this optional side trip turn right here. On returning from this side trip error >360 when you get back to this intersection. Details below.
After another 155 m (at the intersection of Central Break & Quarry Road) continue straight, to head along Quarry Road.
After another 175 m (at the intersection of Bishops Break & Quarry Road) continue straight, to head along Quarry Road.
After another 325 m (at the intersection of Quarry Road & Youles Break) continue straight, to head along Quarry Road.
After another 260 m (at the intersection of Glossy Black & Quarry Road) continue straight, to head along Quarry Road.
After another 335 m (at the intersection of Quarry Road & Creek Break) continue straight, to head along Quarry Road.
After another 9 m (at the intersection of Track 3 - Lace Monitor Trail & Quarry Road) continue straight, to head along Quarry Road.
After another 9 m (at the intersection of Quarry Road & Kimberley Link) continue straight, to head along Quarry Road.
After another 75 m (at the intersection of Quarry Road & Kimberley Link) continue straight, to head along Quarry Road.
After another 480 m (at the intersection of Quarry Road & Whoa Boy Break) continue straight, to head along Quarry Road.
After another 370 m (at the intersection of Quarry Road & Dennis Break) continue straight, to head along Quarry Road.
After another 45 m (at the intersection of Track 3 - Lace Monitor Trail & Quarry Road) continue straight, to head along Quarry Road.
After another 380 m head through/around the gate.
After another 30 m continue straight, to head along Quarry Road.
After another 110 m veer right, to head along Quarry Road.
After another 45 m (at the intersection of Hub Trail & Quarry Road) turn left, to head along Quarry Road.
After another 15 m come to the end.

This side trip takes you to the foreshore of the scenic pond. Don't be shy, jump in!
Turn map Directions & comments
At the intersection of Central Break & Quarry Road Start heading along Central Break (a vehicle track).
After another 130 m turn right.
After another 45 m pass a seat (15 m on your left)., has no backrest.
After another 35 m come to the end.
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 215 m to the main route.
+
-
Terrain
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Buhot Creek and Old Quarry Pond Circuit


Grading
Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 9.7 km
Time 2 h 30 min to 4 h 30 min
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (2/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (2/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There is one 165 m from the start.

Seat: There are 2 on route, on average they are 3.3 km apart with the largest gap of 3.9 km.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
165 m[toilet]
+
-
Reviews & Feedback
Share your experience
+
-
Weather & Alerts
Check forecasts & closures
Show Full Weather
Alerts and Closures
Show all alerts
Show all alerts
Show all alerts
+
-
Other Journeys
Discover nearby and similar journeys
Nearby Journeys
Some of the information and maps on this page was generated using data from the awesome © OpenStreetMap contributors.
Please see how you can embed some widgets, access data and other stuff to that might be helpful.