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New Bushwalking Guide to the Georges River Area of Macarthur

February 26, 2014 Destination Global No Comments Email Email

UntitledFrom leisurely strolls to challenging hikes, a new bushwalking guide reveals the best trails the scenic and tranquil Georges River area in Macarthur has to offer.

Located near Campbelltown in the historic Macarthur region, just 45 minutes from Sydney CBD, the Georges River was an important focal point for indigenous life and culture, providing food and transport as well as dreamtime significance for those living in the area. In the early 17th century, European settlers migrated to the region and while much of the catchment was cleared for farming and housing, the land adjoining the river has remained relatively untouched. unnamed (10)

A haven for biodiversity, the Georges River area offers a different face to Campbelltown with its scenic views, waterfalls, riverside beaches, native birds and healthy koala colony. With the new bushwalking guide featuring maps and directions on numerous walking tracks from 400m to 2.8km, Macarthur is an ideal location to escape the city and enjoy what nature has to offer. A 30km mountain bike route through Dharawal National Park is also included.

The free guide showcases eight bushwalks near Campbelltown in Dharawal National Park, Frere’s Crossing Reserve, Ingleburn Reserve, Keith Longhurst Reserve and Simmo’s Beach, providing a range of walks to cater for unnamed (9)different abilities.

The free guide is available from the Campbelltown Visitor Centre or you can download it from www.macarthur.com.au/attractions/the-georges-river.

Cost:  Free

To download the guide visit: www.macarthur.com.au/attractions/the-georges-river

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