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Why this Hike
This fantastic beginners day walk rewards with stunning wildlife and a lovely picnic area near the Quarry. Minnows and Tadpoles are plentiful along the walk as you make your way to the Quarry and then return back to the carpark.
Track Notes & Overview
Starting from the carpark at Daisy Hill Road the walk follows the gravel road until you reach the Quarry where you'll find the strightforward path leading up and down some small hills. Monarch butterflies fly alongside you on your journey through the forest where there is much birdlife to hear. When you get to the quarry there is a lovely shaded picnic area including a wooden seat to sit and enjoy the wildlife.
*Note, it is a dog friendly walk.
Packing for a Day Hike
Even if it is just a small day hike, packing is still essential to make sure everyone stays safe and has fun while on your hike. This free packing list will make sure you have everything you need while taking the hassle out of packing.
Food for a Day Hike
Before setting off on a day hike one thing you must do is plan what food you are going to bring with you. Your snacks and lunches should be nutritious, delicious and lightweight but they don't need to be complex.
Our recipe hub includes a range of lunches and snacks perfect for a day hike ranging from easy to create in minutes to tasty creations like you would make at home.
Leave No Trace
A Hikers Friend fully endorses the 7 principles of ‘leave no trace’ hiking which aim to protect our natural spaces and encourages you to apply them on your next adventure.