Linking in to the Taylors Creek Walk (see website link), this follows the Lakes Reserve and then finds two ways down Taylors Creek to Burrowye Street and back.
A pleasant stroll learning about the Taylor's Lake wetlands. You can start at either end but if you have a car it might be easier to park at Watergardens. You follow the series of lakes and the wetlands between Kings Road and Sunshine Avenue. Below the latter there are two routes , either side of Taylor's Creek. The left bank has a made path the full length, the right bank has another path plus some informal options (not marked on the Melway, accessed by crossing the water crossing), Details under points of interest.
The track starts at Kings Rd near where the creek emerges from a tunnel under the road.
There are several plaques set into the path. The last contains this rather pertinent message. Find them all!
Playground for kids, and swans and ducks playing nearby.
Essential urban infrastructure - a reminder of modern life not imho an intrusion here.
Each of the lakes has interesting solutions for managing water flows - worth spending a moment at each contemplating what is being done. From here you need to cross Sunshine Av - best at roundabout.
Attractive section of the lakes, popular with wakers and swimmers.
There are two ways to go here - you can either walk through the water race across the creek to your right, or continue on the left bank. this rout follows the latter option.
There are helpful and informative signs along most of the route
Although there is a lot of narrative vegetation along the path, including river red gums of all ages, and notice grasses, some parts show a mixture of the Australian and the European.
While on other stretches the natives predominate
Lots of signs but not much route help here - could do better Council!
From Burrowye St walk up to Tintaldra Drive. After the reserve starts on the right a reasonable path heads down towards the creek. You can then follow the creek upstream mainly on a wide mown lawn.
From this side of the creek you can get some good views down to the other side
The built track continues on the left past this junction until a playground. You can then duck behind the houses on a wide mown strip above the creek.
The creek crosses over the path, the path doesn't cross over the creek!