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dogs on leash
Was ok, most of the walk is pavement. We did this walk because it was tagged dog friendly. The pavement section is dog friendly, however, dogs are not allowed on most of the beach sections. The last section to the lagoon is in state reserve which is not dog friendly, disappointing after completing all the pavement section.
Fine if you want an around town walk with your dog, not a dog friendly hike at all. Also the full walk is more like 9 km than 6.3 km point to point.
This route actually follows a now disused & overgrown track from Blythe Homestead to the base of the escarpment below Tolmer Falls. It is best to treat it as an off trail walk because very little of the original track remains. From the waypoint "Start Climb' the escarpment is climbed - there was never a track here, but this is the easiest & safest route to the top. From there it is a relatively easy hike over rock & scrub to the creek crossing above the waterfall. Once over the creek near the bench a maintained & popular track leads to the carpark.
First time running this mostly single track. I started at the Roseville Bridge and took the Lyrebird to Cascades and then to get more distance and some hills continued up the path to the road, and then return to Roseville. In some places the path is not immediately obvious and I took a few mistaken paths that went nowhere. Lots of rocks to climb jump and scramble, streams to cross and lots of fun.
A moderately difficult trail if you start from the Serpentine Falls end as it is on the uphill. If you're looking for something a bit easier then start from the other end and you will be going downhill instead. I enjoyed the walk though I think it would be a much nicer walk soon after winter so the falls are actually running.