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As the lungs of Sydney’s West, the Western Sydney Parklands hosts 5,280 hectares of parks, bushland, farmland and walking and bike riding trails.  

Running 27km north to south through 3 council areas, there are over 60km of walking and riding paths to explore. Now, they’re calling for you to Get Back on Track and join them at Western Sydney Parklands.

We’ve listed some rides below that are beginner and family friendly. 

Binyang Matta Trail

Length: 6.7 km
Level: Easy
Suitable: Walking, running, cycling.
Surface: Sealed pathways.

Starting in the Richmond Road carpark, this walk is the ‘big brother’ of the Binyang Matta Short Loop. Over 6.7km, the path winds its way through grasslands, wetlands and forests, taking in many spectacular sights in the Parkland, including the Eastern Creek crossings. Keep a look out for black shouldered kites, swift parrots, and azure kingfishers along the way. (Binyang Matta is a Dharug name for, Place of Birds).

Wylde MTB Trail

It is free to ride and it caters for beginner, intermediate, competent and advanced mountain bikers. Open from sunrise to sunset, it’s a great way to explore the Parklands. 

  • Wylde MTB Trail sections
  • Jump run – featuring two separate take-off mounds and many steps, for warm-up/practice before hitting the trail loops described below.
  • Pump track – track mounds for warm-up/practice before entering the MTB Trail.
  • Kids loop – small loop for beginners and inexperienced riders.
  • 3km loop – single trail, also suitable for beginners and inexperienced riders.
  • 6km loop – single trail for those with an intermediate level of skill and fitness.
  • 12km loop – long trail for riders with a high level of skill and fitness.

Bungarribee Trail

Length: 4-6km
Level: Easy
Suitable: Walking, running, cycling.
Surface: Sealed pathways.

If you’re after an easy walk through some of the Parklands’ most beautiful countryside, the Bungarribee Trail is for you. Starting at Eastern Road, this popular 60 to 90-minute return walk takes you through wetlands teeming with birdlife and grasslands abundant with native wildflowers and friendly kangaroos and wallabies.

 

If you’re keen to hop off your bike, the Moonrise Loop comes highly recommended. It’s a picturesque 6.2km walk passing many of the Parkland’s most memorable landmarks including Moonrise Lookout, Ginger Meggs Memorial and Upper Canal in Abbotsbury. Visit the Western Sydney Parklands website for more information. 

If you’re keen to hop off your bike, the Moonrise Loop comes highly recommended. It’s a picturesque 6.2km walk passing many of the Parkland’s most memorable landmarks including Moonrise Lookout, Ginger Meggs Memorial and Upper Canal in Abbotsbury. Visit the Western Sydney Parklands website for more information. 

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