Walk Features: This loop walk takes you from the Shops along the streets and through playgrounds and reserves.

Duration of the walk: About 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Region: Belconnen.

Information about the Suburb: Higgins was established in 1969 and named after politician and judge Henry Bournes Higgins (1851–1929). Its streets are named after judges.

Walk Directions

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To get to the start of the walk proceed north along Kingsford Smith Drive, L into Findlay St, R into Fullagar Cr and park in front of the Shops on your L.

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

  1. Facing away from the Shops proceed out to (Fullagar Cr) at a bus shelter and go L.
  2. Pass Pennefather St and Castieau St on your R and Morris St on your L.
  3. Just after a pedestrian crossing go R on a concrete path.
  4. Pass a playground on your R.
  5. Go R onto (Hudson St) and follow it around the edge of parkland on your R.
  6. Go R onto Northmore Cr.
  7. Pass Weir Pl, Clyne Pl and Kelly Pl on your L and Dethridge St on your R.
  8. Go R onto Castieau St.
  9. Go L onto Hodges St.
  10. Go R onto Pennefather St.
  11. Pass Westhoven St on your L.
  12. Go L onto Cantor Cr.
  13. Go L onto Westhoven St.
  14. At the end of the park go R on a concrete path and follow it all the way around with houses on your L and a playground over to your R.
  15. Go R onto (Edwards St).
  16. Go R onto Pennefather St.
  17. Pass an unnamed cul de sac on your L.
  18. Go L onto Crisp St.
  19. Cross over Findlay St.
  20. Proceed up the R hand concrete path through a park.
  21. Go L onto (Nicholas St).
  22. Pass Bevan St on your L.
  23. Go R onto Kinsella St and past a bus stop.
  24. Go L onto Schutt St.
  25. Go L onto Davidson St.
  26. Pass Millhouse Cr and Draper Cr on your R.
  27. Go R onto De Baun Cr.
  28. Go L onto Wearing Cr.
  29. Go R onto Davidson St.
  30. Go R onto Cussen St and past a bus stop.
  31. Go L onto Bundey St.
  32. Go L onto (Ashburner St).
  33. Pass Ewing St and Bundey St on your R.
  34. Go R onto Rich St.
  35. Pass Rich Pl on your L.
  36. Pass a playground on your R.
  37. At the end of the park go R on a concrete path.
  38. Go L onto Fullagar Cr at the bus stop and seat.
  39. Go R onto Nicholls Pl.
  40. Proceed out from the end of the cul de sac and cross over a reserve and a storm water drain to a concrete path running behind houses.
  41. Go R on a concrete path.
  42. Where the path begins to go out away from playing fields (Higgins Oval), go R at a telegraph pole on a concrete path.
  43. Take the R fork onto a dirt track and follow it along with an oval on your R.
  44. Go L onto Fullagar Cr.
  45. Pass Findlay St on your R and proceed back to the Shops.