Greenway

Walk Features: This loop walk takes you from the Shops all the way around Lake Tuggeranong. On the way you will pass playgrounds, totem poles, and cross over the dam wall. A second optional walk takes you through Tuggeranong Town Park down the ‘Footsteps to Follow’ monument, by the Canberra and Districts National Servicemen’s Memorial and past a beach.

Duration of the walk: About 1 hour and 20 minutes. Option B which takes about 30 minutes can be added on to the main walk or seen as a separate walk.

Region: Tuggeranong.

Information about the Suburb: Greenway was established in 1986 and named after the architect, Francis Greenway (1777–1837). Its streets are named after architects.

Walk Directions

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To get to the start of the walk proceed south down the Tuggeranong Parkway. Go R onto Athlon Drive then L onto Anketell St, L on Cowlishaw St and park in the McDonalds car park on your L.

Note that streets in brackets means there is no street sign at this point of the walk.

  1. Proceed out from the car park towards the lake going through an arch and down steps.
  2. Go R on a brick path and then a bitumen path to proceed around Lake Tuggeranong on your L.
  3. Proceed under the bridge.
  4. Go L on a bitumen path.
  5. Go L across a bridge and continue straight ahead on a bitumen path.
  6. Veer L on a bitumen path at a sign to the Town Centre.
  7. Veer L on a concrete path.
  8. Proceed on a brick path under a bridge.
  9. Continue on a bitumen path.
  10. Cross a floodway.
  11. Pass totem poles and picnic tables on your L.
  12. Pass the Learn to Ride Park on your R.
  13. Pass picnic tables and a playground on your L.
  14. Pass the Scout Hall and public toilets on your L.
  15. Pass barbecue and picnic tables on your L.
  16. Pass a basketball practice court on your R.
  17. Go L across an iron railing bridge.
  18. Go L on bitumen path.
  19. Pass the (Athlon Dr) underpass on your R and continue on a bitumen path.
  20. Pass a playground on your R.
  21. Cross over the end of the lake with (Athlon Dr) up on your R.
  22. At the end of the bridge veer L on the bitumen path.
  23. Pass a skate park on your L.
  24. Pass yellow gates on your R.

ADD ON OPTION B (BELOW) FROM HERE

  1. Pass public toilets on your R.
  2. Pass a playground on your L.
  3. Proceed onto a brick path.
  4. When a bitumen path comes into view, go sharp R up steps, through an arch and back to the car park.

OPTION B

  1. At the yellow gates just before the public toilets, proceed up (Bartlett Pl).
  2. Cross over Anketell St.
  3. Proceed up Drew St.
  4. Go R on Eileen Good St.
  5. Go L on a concrete path to pass a playground on your R.
  6. Go L on (Eileen Good St).
  7. Pass (Ruth Alsop Ln) on your R.
  8. Go L on (Cowlishaw St).
  9. Pass Holwell St on your R.
  10. Cross Eileen Good St and go L.
  11. Go R on Drew St.
  12. Cross Anketell St and go R on a concrete path alongside (Tuggeranong Town Park) on your L.
  13. At the corner of Anketell St and Cowlishaw St, go L into the Tuggeranong Town Park through the ‘Footsteps to Follow’ sandstone walls monument.
  14. Proceed down steps noting and across the grass.
  15. Note the Canberra and Districts National Servicemen’s Memorial ahead (see below).
  16. Go R on a bitumen path.
  17. At an exercise station go L on a bitumen path with the lake on your R.
  18. Proceed along the top of the Tuggeranong Town Park Beach.
  19. Go L on a concrete path.
  20. Pass picnic tables and barbecues on your L.
  21. Proceed out to the car park and go L along (Bartlett Pl) back to the yellow gates and public toilets.