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This walk starts and ends at the Annandale Post Office. The Post Office is at the intersection of Johston and Booth Sts, Annandale.
A 470 bus from the Sydney CBD or a 370 from Coogee Beach, via UNSW and Sydney University, will take you to the Annandale Post Office at the Intersection of Johnston and Booth Sts. See Bus Info The walk can also be reached by the 433 bus which travels along the crescent Annandale and the Light Rail Rozelle Bay and Jubilee Park stops are also enroute.
The post office is located in Annandale village which has several coffee shops, a pub, restaurants and supermarkets. However, there are no shops or cafes along the way so, take water with you. There is a public toilet near the Rozelle Bay Nursery in Chapman St, but it may not be open. Allow two hours for the walk.
Starting at the post office turn west, and head down booth st (away from the Village).
Turn right at Annandale St, the first intersection. Follow Annandale St, until you come to Wisdom st, the second st on your left.
Head down Wisdom St, which terminates at Whites Creek. This is the location of the Wetlands and the Nissan Hut, the planned permanent home for Rozelle Bay Community Native Nursery.
After wandering round the wetlands, reading the signage continue north along the creek, you should pass under the Aquaduct and see the basketball court on your left on the other side of the concreted whites creek.
Cross over Piper st and continue along the creek up Hudson St. Hudson St ends but follow the Cow Path along the Drain, past the Tennis Courts, to the Peace Park Bushland.
Past the Bushland there should be a bridge turn right at the bridge and follow Railway parade until you come to the Underpass. Walk through the underpass parklands to the Crescent.
Turn right at the crescent and walk to the lights at Johnston St. Cross at these lights into Federal Park.
Follow the path past the Children's playground, then take a sharp left across the playing fields to Chapman st. Pubic Toilets are located under the viaduct. The Rozelle Bay Community Native Nursery is located next to the laneway leading to the crescent.
At the Nursery, turn left and follow Chapman St. On your right is bushland planted by the Nursery Volunteers. At the end of the Bushland is the Federal Park Wetlands.
The walk then continues along Johnston's Creek, through the Harold Park underpass under the Crescent and out into the Johnston Creek reserve. There are other nursery projects along the way. When you reach the Aquaduct, turn left and walk through the parkland upto Nelson St. Cross Nelson St and walk up the steps or through the bushland to Piper St.
Piper St terminates at Trafalgar St and becomes Hinsby Park. Walk through or around Hinsby Park. The Annandale war memorial is located at the Johnston St end o the park.
When you reach Johnston St, turn left (south) and walk back to Booth St and the Post Office.