Discover the Nepean River on foot, bike or scooter!
The Great River Walk, Penrith, is an eight
kilometre walking track along the picturesque Nepean River. Along the way
visitors can stop at one of the lookouts or sculptural seating areas to watch
the boats, birds and other wildlife.
Take your bike, pack a picnic or
enjoy a coffee and something to eat along the way. The sculptural seating areas
offer visitors a resting place to relax and experience the serenity of the
River. There are also a number of playgrounds situated along the walk,
including one with a recently installed flying fox.
You can find a map
of the Penrith Great River Walk at Penrith
City Council's website and other information about parking, picnic areas,
lookouts and sites of interest. The 'stars' on the map indicate the main entry
points to the walk.
Great River Walk is part of the larger 'Great River Walk'. It's a picturesque
section of the larger walk which covers 570km, linking the river's mouth at
Broken Bay to its headwaters at Lake Bathurst, south of Goulburn.
walk is within walking distance of Penrith and Emu Plains stations. To plan
your trip using public transport, visit NSW Transport Info. Parking is
available at Tench Reserve, Weir Reserve or Regatta Park.