Queanbeyan River Loop
  • Length: 19.7km

  • Duration: 8hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Googong Foreshores Car Park

  • End:

  • Closest Town: Queanbeyan

  • Location: Googong Foreshores

  • Distance from state capital: 36km

  • State: ACT

Summary

This walk starts at the London Bridge car park and follows the management trail towards London Bridge Homestead. Before reaching Burra Creek, follow the management trail branching eastwards and travel past Gelignite Crossing to Flynns Crossing. Follow the trail to loop back to Gelignite Crossing and then London Bridge car park. Track markers define the route. The loop involves some steep grades plus two crossings of the Queanbeyan River. See Queanbeyan River Walk for more details

Getting there

This walk starts at the London Bridge car park and follows the management trail towards London Bridge Homestead. Before reaching Burra Creek, follow the management trail branching eastwards and travel past Gelignite Crossing to Flynns Crossing. Follow the trail to loop back to Gelignite Crossing and then London Bridge car park. Track markers define the route. The loop involves some steep grades plus two crossings of the Queanbeyan River. See Queanbeyan River Walk for more details

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.

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.