Exploring Salt Pan Creek

Australia, Sydney Guide (B): Exploring Salt Pan Creek

One of the great things about Sydney is that no matter how long you may have lived there, you will always find that there are a tonne of wonderful things to see and do that you have never even heard of before. 

Most Sydneysiders haven’t heard of Salt Pan Creek, let alone even explored this waterway unless they live in the vicinity of Riverwood or nearby. But the area it covers is pretty big.

The creek moves through an area covering three different local council areas and is clearly an important ecological habitat for local wildlife.

I find it such a confronting and interesting location with stark concrete and grafitti mixed in with almost disturbingly remotely feeling mangrove swamps and wetlands. Above there are train tracks, a highway crosses overhead and electrical pylons rise from the mud along with the reeds.

I opted to get to Salt Pan Creek from Riverwood train station – from which it is a short walk beside Riverwood Park which takes you along a path a short way to Lillian Road Reserve and onto the creek. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Exploring Salt Pan Creek
Guide Location: Australia » Sydney
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Riverwood train station   Riverwood Park   Lillian Road Reserve   East Hills line   Stuart Street Reserve   Western Motorway  
Author: Rota Rakula
Read it on author's website: http://www.theaspiringdigitalnomad.com/exploring-salt-pan-creek/

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