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University of Canberra Stromlo Forest Park

A man riding a mountain bike at Stromlo Forest Park
Horse and rider at Stromlo Forest Park
Runners at Stromlo Forest Park
mtb on berms
cyclists on criterium circuit
runners on fire trails
People standing in front of shuttle bus
A man riding a mountain bike at Stromlo Forest Park
Horse and rider at Stromlo Forest Park
Runners at Stromlo Forest Park
mtb on berms
cyclists on criterium circuit

Overview

University of Canberra Stromlo Forest Park (UC Stromlo) is a multi-use recreation and sporting facility situated in the heart of the Molonglo Valley in the nation’s capital, Canberra. Set on 1200 hectares, with spectacular views and only 15 minutes from the city centre, UC Stromlo has something for everyone, from recreational to professional users.

Boasting a purpose-built event pavilion, a 1.2 kilometres criterium cycling circuit, a 2.5 kilometres grass cross country running track, equestrian trails, pump track, a freestyle BMX facility and over 50km of mountain bike trails for riders of all abilities. Connect with Canberra’s vast network of paths including the Centenary Trail and Bicentennial National Trail. There are kilometres of shared trails for those wanting to explore on foot as well with dogs welcome on leash.

Adjacent to the main carpark is a cafe/bar and bike hire for all of your pre and post activity needs. Get the most out of your visit using the award-winning Stromlo Shuttle Bus service with multiple runs per day and over 15 ways to descend the mountain.

Whatever your outdoor passion is – running, walking, mountain biking, cycling or horse riding – Stromlo is waiting for you!

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Dave McInnes Road, Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 109 reviews

“Great trails!”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1yr ago by sarmick

Lots of tracks for all levels. Only given it a 4 as the signs were confusing and we wasted a lot of time working it all out. But once we worked it out, it was lots of fun.

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“Riding and Bush Walks”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1yr ago by Steve D

riding and walking these trails is brilliant. Lots of wallabies and roos. Birdlife is everywhere. A great spot to relax and take in nature.

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“Disneyland for Mountain Bikes”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2yrs ago by Stephen S

Stromlo is Disneyland for Mountain Bikes with something for everyone from toddlers to world champion downhill racers. Next to the car park is a large paved area where kids and scooter riders can run...

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  • Barbeque
  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Family Friendly
  • Food and Refreshments
  • Pet Friendly - Enquire
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Showers