Barwon River Walk: Troop Trail

Shannon Avenue, Newtown VIC 3220, Australia

Barwon River Walk: Troop Trail

Shannon Avenue, Newtown VIC 3220, Australia
Staff Pick
2 h 25 m
9.69 km
Intermediate

Summary

The Troop Loop is a walking/running circuit around the Barwon River named after Geelong-born Olympian Lee Troop. You will pass landmarks including Belmont Common and Barwon Valley Golf Club.

Barwon River Walk: Troop Trail

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Description

The Troop Loop is a walking/running circuit around the Barwon River named after Geelong-born Olympian Lee Troop. You will pass landmarks including Belmont Common and Barwon Valley Golf Club. Beautiful natural scenery of Barwon River, and on certain days you will see rowers training in Barwon River, people on the Golf Course and children on the athletics field.

4091 Views

Points of Interest

1. Balyang Sanctuary

Plenty of parking available at Balyang Sanctuary. Start walk from here.

2. Pedestrian and cycle bridge

pedestrians and cyclists can use this overpass to cross the river

3. Breakwater Rd

Half way point of walk

4. Rowing

Walk past the rowing sheds. Lots of action of people on land getting ready to get into the water and lots of people already on the water!

Features

Coast/River/Lake Coast/River/Lake
Park(s)/Garden(s) Park(s)/Garden(s)
General General
Picnic Spot Picnic Spot
Drinking Water Available Drinking Water Available
Seating Available Seating Available
Public toilets Public toilets
Pram friendly Pram friendly

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