The Central Coast boasts a huge range of beautiful environments, making the region perfect for exploring on foot. This book introduces the best walks for visitors and residents alike, ranging from leisurely cliff-top strolls to the more rugged tracks deep in the bush. Detailed descriptions and maps help the reader explore the Central Coast parks, bushland, lakes and coasts. The book is richly illustrated with over 150 full-colour photographs and dozens of detailed maps. A summary table of walks indicating distances, facilities and highlights is included to help the reader find exactly the right walk for the occasion. Walking chapters: Bouddi, Brisbane Water, Dharug, Central West, Gosford, The Entrance and Further Afield.
Original author Matt McClelland has been a keen walker all of his life, and spends many weeks each year exploring the Australian bush. He is the founder of WildWalks.com, a website providing free, expert information about hundreds of bushwalks around NSW. Matt is also the author of Best Walks around Mount Koscuiscko, the Great North Walk and the Six Foot Track. Gill and John Souter, who updated this edition and added several new walks, are also keen walkers and experienced authors, having previously written guides to the Illawarra, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands and the Red Centre.
* Long-awaited new edition to this key guide in the Woodslane Press walking guide series.
* Thoroughly reviewed and researched new edition with several new walks.