Cascades Walk
  • Length: 200m

  • Duration: 10mins

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Googong Foreshores Car Park

  • End: Googong Foreshores Car Park

  • Closest Town: Queanbeyan

  • Location: Googong Foreshores

  • Distance from state capital: 36km

  • State: ACT

  • Latitude: -35.4203452

  • Longitude: 149.2623611

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Cascades Walk is a 200m, grade 2 Return hike located in Googong Foreshores ACT. The hike should take approximately 10mins to complete.

Summary

The short river walk takes you down into the Cascades gorge where there are a number of large water holes. The Cascades Lookout and the Dam Wall Lookout are two scenic vantage points. These are both reached by walks of less than 100 metres from the car park.

Getting there

The short river walk takes you down into the Cascades gorge where there are a number of large water holes. The Cascades Lookout and the Dam Wall Lookout are two scenic vantage points. These are both reached by walks of less than 100 metres from the car park.

About the region

Googong Foreshores

Located 10 kilometres south of Queanbeyan, Googong Foreshores is a great place to observe wildlife and go canoeing, fishing and mountain biking. It also has a fascinating historic homestead and London Bridge Arch. The entire Foreshores area is a Wildlife Refuge.

Whether you like picnicking, birdwatching, bushwalking, mountain bike riding, enjoy sailing and fishing or delving into history – at Googong there’s something for everyone.

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In the north of Googong Foreshores is the Googong Dam with lookouts, walking trails, BBQ and boating facilities. To the south off Burra Road, the historic London Bridge Homestead beckons visitors to explore the history of farming and settlement in the area. A remarkable natural feature in this area is London Bridge Arch which formed over thousands of years.


For more information, a location map and facilities please visit the ACT Government Information Portal.