Western Foreshores Walk
  • Length: 19.7km

  • Duration: 7hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • 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

Summary

This walk can be accessed from either end of Googong. The northern trackhead is near the upper Foreshores car park and the southern end is at Tin Hut car park. The track follows management trails through grassland and open woodland providing many scenic vantage points of the dam and the Queanbeyan escarpment to the east.

Getting there

This walk can be accessed from either end of Googong. The northern trackhead is near the upper Foreshores car park and the southern end is at Tin Hut car park. The track follows management trails through grassland and open woodland providing many scenic vantage points of the dam and the Queanbeyan escarpment to the east.

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.