Manly Dam Circuit Walk
  • Length: 7.3km

  • Duration: 3 hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: 51 Water Reserve Rd, North Balgowlah

  • End: 51 Water Reserve Rd, North Balgowlah

  • Closest Town: Manly

  • Location: Manly Warringah War Memorial Park (Manly Dam)

  • Distance from state capital: 15.0 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7825429551

  • Longitude: 151.2556499188


Manly Dam Circuit Walk is a 7.3km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in Manly Warringah War Memorial Park (Manly Dam) New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs to complete.


This is the main walk around Manly Dam and is popular for both walkers and bike riders. Prepare for spectacular views from both sides of the dam along well managed trails. Good spots to break include the picnic areas on King St. Features of this walk include walking the bridge across the top of the dam and the beach on the north side. Watch out for bike riders as this is a shared track. (This walk has changed since these notes were written the track notes are now somewhat out of date sorry)

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