Stromlo Forest Park

sunset, Handlebar, Stromlo Forest Park, ACT, Australia

Stromlo Forest Park lies on the slopes of Mount Stromlo adjacent to the suburb of Wright. Most would know of Stromlo Forest Park for the mountain biking but it is gaining importance as a recreational centre for the Molonglo Valley and the close by suburbs of Coombs, Wright and Denman Prospect.

Stromlo Forest Park was opened in 2007 with great ambition and there have been some improvements including the addtions of the Handlebar Cafe and cycle repair facilities. There was also cycle hire for a while but I cannot remember seeing it more recently. A new pool and leisure centre is coming to Stromlo in 2020.

The ACT Government wants to renew the site with an eye on tourism. The Stromlo Forest Park master plan is worth a look but still along way off as there is no funding.

women, dog, mountain bike, Stromlo Forest Park, ACT, Australia
Mountain biker with dog, Stromlo Forest Park
Stromlo Forest Park, ACT, Australia, mountain biking
Bike parking outside the Handlebar Cafe, Stromlo Forest Park
Stromlo Forest Park, ACT, Australia, mountain bike, bike hire
Cycle City Hire My Bike, Stromlo Forest Park
sign, warning, animal, Stromlo Forest Park, ACT, Australia, magpie, snake, kangaroo
Wild animal warnings, Stromlo Forest Park
rainbow, Stromlo Forest Park, ACT, Australia
Rainbow over Stromlo Forest Park
The Stromlo Forest Park master plan

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