Queanbeyan River Walk
  • Length: 18km

  • Duration: 6hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Googong Foreshores Car Park

  • End:

  • Location: Googong Foreshores

  • Closest Town: Queanbeyan

  • Distance from CBD: 36km

  • State: ACT

  • Latitude: -35.4203452

  • Longitude: 149.2623611

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Queanbeyan River Walk is a 18km, grade 3 Return hike located in Googong Foreshores ACT. The hike should take approximately 6hrs to complete.

Summary

This walk starts at the London Bridge car park, crosses the London Bridge Arch then branches onto management trails finishing at Flynns Crossing. It passes through dry sclerophyll forest and roughly follows the Queanbeyan River, with three access points to the river—Washpen Crossing, Gelignite Crossing and Flynns Crossing. Return via the same route. No swimming permitted

Getting there

This walk starts at the London Bridge car park, crosses the London Bridge Arch then branches onto management trails finishing at Flynns Crossing. It passes through dry sclerophyll forest and roughly follows the Queanbeyan River, with three access points to the river—Washpen Crossing, Gelignite Crossing and Flynns Crossing. Return via the same route. No swimming permitted

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.

 

 

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