Many Canberra nature reserves have been reviewed on Australian Hiker.
The Pinnacle is a favourite. The offset area in the south is something new and I thought it worth a visit.
Kama is a nature reserve on the Molonglo River. Beautiful but somehow forgotten, it will be much loved by the residents of Whitlam.
Cycling is permitted in 30 of the Canberra Nature Park reserves. Information from the Management Plan 2019 can be found in OpenStreetMap. The rideable reserves are previewed here.
At your doorstep: 75% of Canberrans live within 500m from a Canberra Nature Park reserve.
Much of the recreational riding in Canberra are in areas controlled by the National Capital Authority.
The Bicentennial National Trail can be ridden with a mountain bike from Hawker to Strathnairn in Belconnen west. The Pinnacle Nature Reserve in Hawker is a gem. A photo essay of the ride.
A short ride from Lake Ginninderra to Mount Rogers, around the summit track and back to the starting point on the lake in Belconnen. Most of the route is a bike path but the summit circuit track, that provides great views from every side of the mountain, is gravel. The track is popular with localsContinue reading “Mount Rogers summit loop”