Distance
120.06 km
Ascent
1,569 m
Descent
1,569 m
Peak
805 m
Difficulty
Intermediate
Duration
Multi-day
Cycle Canberra Centenary Trail

Overview

Adding more fun and challenges to your exploration in Canberra by cycling the Canberra Centenary Trail and have a “wow” to the diversity of this stunning region.

Created to celebrate Canberra’s Centenary birthday, Centenary Trail is a 145-kilometer self-guided, non-motorised trail, looping through Canberra’s urban and rural environments and pasting iconic sites and hidden treasures of the region. The trail will take you back to the arm of Mother Nature, so get ready to be surrounded by some animal friends such as Gang-gang cockatoo, Glossy Black-Cockatoo, and Swamp Wallaby or overwhelmed by the beauty of Shoary Sunray which is a grassland paper-daisy native to south-eastern Australia.

Terrain

As a cycling adventure, the trail is a mix of single track, double track, fire road, road, and cycle path.

Access

The Centenary Trail is extremely accessible for cycling and walking. You can join or leave the trail in many locations as there are plenty of entry and exit points.

Food and drink

You can find a series of eateries while riding along urban roads, especially in the city center. There is something for everyone.

Further info

The trail is divided into daily sections. It can be either a seven-day walk, averaging just over 20 kilometers per day or a three -day bike ride, averaging just over 45 kilometers per day. Also, it's designed for low-intensity use for cycling and walking of moderate ability and is generally less than 10 percent gradient.

There is a range of fences you will need to lift your bike over and while the majority of the track is easy flowing there are some parts that are descents over loose surfaces. While easy for intermediate riders, for families with younger children and/or inexperienced riders you will need to be careful. 

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Ride type:
Mountain biking
Road riding
Sightseeing
Commuter
Rail Trail
Gravel
Various
EPIC Ride
Fitness Level:
Low
Medium
High
Ultra Fit
Various
Trail Signage:
Excellent
Good
Average
Poor
Non Existant
Mobile Coverage:
Excellent
Good
Limited
Nil
Services:
Water
Food
First Aid
Toilets
Bike hire
Carparking
Bike servicing
Accessible by bike
Accessible by car
Accessible by public transport
Accessible by shuttle
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CDO CycleLifeHQ

3 years ago

How do we submit photos to make this trail description more interesting to other members of the community?

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