Maps

Bendigo Creek Trail South

Golden Square to Crusoe – 8km

From Hargreaves Street, ride south along the Bendigo Creek past Golden Square Pool, Cooinda Park and Gurri Wanyarra Wellbeing Centre and through Kangaroo Flat. Ride alongside Crusoe Road before heading across country to Furness Street and up through the bush to Crusoe Reservoir. Finish with a 3.4km circuit of the lake!

Take care at road crossings.

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Bendigo Creek Trail North

Fountain to Epsom – 7.5km

Head through Rosalind Park and the Chinese precinct, then along the Bendigo Creek past the Tennis Centre and Lake Weeroona. Take the underpass along the creek under Weeroona Avenue and follow the creek to the Botanical Gardens (4.5km) or continue to Epsom.

Minor road crossings.

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Back Creek Trail

Fountain to Spring Gully – 7km

Head through Rosalind Park and the Chinese precinct, then along the Bendigo Creek. Go south at the Tennis Centre past the tram museum and under McIvor Road to the popular Back Creek trail and underpass murals. Finish at the cricket oval.

Take care at road crossings.

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Bike Bendigo Strath Junortoun Community Ride

Strathdale to Strathfieldsaye via Junortoun – 7.5km

Roll downhill from Cousins Street through the bush to a shared path along Trotting Terrace and through McIvor Park Estate. Take quiet streets to the 4.5km shared path downhill through the national park before meandering along Sheepwash Creek to Strathfieldsaye Recreation Reserve. Optional detour to shops.

Take care at road crossings.

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Long Gully Trail

Long Gully to Lake Weeroona – 7km

From Marong Road, the trail takes you behind the Stadium, then turns north-east, passing the Long Gully Reserve and splash park (1.8km). Take care crossing Eaglehawk and Holmes Roads, before skirting Lightning Reef Primary and joining the railway line. Pass Peppergreen Farm across Finn Street, then join the creek trail to ride under Weeroona Avenue and up to the lake.

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Eaglehawk Loops

Eaglehawk loops – 3.2km

Three short loops form this ride, which starts and finishes at the Eaglehawk Regional Play Space. Start by pedalling 1.2km around Lake Neanger. Add the Mulga Bill Track (an unsealed path with some slight uphill sections, returning to the lake via footpath), and a loop around Lake Tom Thumb

Take care at road crossings.

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