Discover Lake Parramatta Reserve

Lake Parramatta Reserve

Hiking in the Lake Parramatta Reserve offers a great day out, as you walk through 75ha of bushland, around an idyllic lake with a decommissioned dam.

Lake Parramatta was created as a result of the damming of Hunts Creek in 1856. The lake is now a recreational area with picnic facilities and three marked bush walking trails.

Read moreDiscover Lake Parramatta Reserve

Manly Dam Circuit Walk

Manly Dam Walk

The Manly Dam Walk is a beautiful 7.3 km circuit trail in Manly Dam Reserve that is still a bit of a hidden gem. With plenty of picnic and BBQ areas, and scenic views over Manly Reservoir, this walking track is a great day out for the whole family.

The views are spectacular from both sides of the dam and the walking track overall is well managed. On a regular weekday, there is plenty of parking, either in the streets or in the council car park within the parkland area.

Read moreManly Dam Circuit Walk

Guide to the Grand Canyon Walk in the Blue Mountains

Grand Canyon Walk in the Blue Mountains

Widely regarded as the most impressive walking track in the Blue Mountains, the Grand Canyon Walk will leave you in awe, as you hike through lush rainforest including several creek crossings, small waterfalls, huge cliff walls, and rock overhangs.

Constructed and opened to the public in 1907, the 6 km long Grand Canyon walking track was the first of its kind, and has since been challenged by thousands of hiking enthusiasts every year.

Read moreGuide to the Grand Canyon Walk in the Blue Mountains