Off Road Commute - Weston Creek to Belconnen

CYCLE CANBERRA, COMMUTER RIDE, WESTON CREEK TO BELCONNEN ACT Government's Parks and Conservation Service has developed a fantastic bush corridor off-road commute in line with the Active Travel Week. The ride is from Weston Creek to Belconnen via the Arboretum, Aranda, Black Mountain and Bruce Ridge Reserves. Check it out in 3D - http://doarama.com/view/1235408 DESCRIPTION Discover the joy of cycle commuting along some of Canberra’s bush trails with staff from the ACT Parks and Conservation Service. Riding on reserve management and shared use trails adds some fun to your commute and an opportunity to appreciate Canberra’s natural surrounds. The guided route is approximately 17 kilometres and will travel through Bruce Ridge, Aranda and Black Mountain reserves and the National Arboretum. The trails are best suited to a mountain bike and connect existing cycle paths with routes to Woden, Tuggeranong, Belconnen and/or the City. The Parks and Conversation Service will be conducting a guided ride on Tuesday 21st March, 2017. Details below TIME: 7:30am – 8:30am MEET AT: Weston Creek ponds (parking near RSPCA) and be ready to depart at 7:30am. Finishing at the AIS (where people can cycle on bike paths to Belconnen, Dickson or the city) COST: free BOOKINGS: n/a INTENDED AUDIENCE: Workday commuters CONTACT DETAILS: Jasmine.Foxlee@act.gov.au | (02) 6205 9534
Ride type:
Sightseeing
Mountain biking
Road riding
Commuter
Kid friendly
Difficulty: Various - from beginner to expert
Ride Duration: 1-2 hours
Fitness Level: Medium
Terrain:
Shared Bike Path - Paved
Shared Bike Path - Dirt
On-Road Bike Lane
On-Road
Off-Road - Fire Trail
Off-Road - Rail Trail
Off-Road - Single Track
Off-Road - Downhill
Estimated Distance (Kms): 17.0
Services:
Water
Food
First Aid
Toilets
Bike hire facilities
Carparking
Bike servicing
Accessible by bike
Accessible by car
Accessible by public transport
Accessible by shuttle / uber
Trail Map: http://bit.ly/2ljMA0l
Website: http://www.environment.act.gov.au/ACT-parks-conservation

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