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Child Bike Riding Facilities
The Blue Mountains features great mountain bike trails and firetrails, but where should you go with the little ones who aren't up for big hills and rough trails? There are plenty of parks and locations across the Blue Mountains that feature areas suitable for children to ride safely, away from the hazards of traffic.
Lapstone - Lapstone Netball Courts
Lapstone Netball Courts feature an older netball court, furthest from the carpark. This court is still marked out for netball, but has a larger area with plenty of space to expend some energy.
Explorers Road, Lapstone
Glenbrook - Glenbrook Park
Freshly renovated. Small loop path and play equipment. Located directly across the road from Glenbrook village giving you access to coffee shops and groceries and plenty of spots to picnic. Toilets are located between the park and the Visitors Centre.
Park Street, Glenbrook
Blaxland, Lennox Park
Lennox Park is a beautiful open space accessed by a quiet suburban street with little through traffic. The park has a bike path around the tennis courts and also includes play equipment and a creek for exploring. You'll also find plenty of shaded areas for grown-ups to relax and there are also toilet facilities.
Matthew Parade, Blaxland
Warrimoo, Arthur Street Park
Another lovely quiet local park with a small bike loop around the play equipment. And the kids will love the resident sugar glider - you can't miss him.
Arthur Street, Warrimoo
Valley Heights, Benoit Park
A small park on a very quiet street. Includes swings and climbing equipment and an interesting seat in the form of a cow.
Cambridge Street, Valley Heights
Springwood, Churchill Street Netball Courts
This area used to be tennis courts, but now one is purpose-marked for cycling. Includes roundabouts and intersections for the learner cyclist. You can also venture out into Buttenshaw Park and enjoy the lovely wysteria tunnels. Toilets are located on the far side of Buttenshaw Park adjacent to the Great Western Highway.
Churchill Place, Springwood
Bullaburra, Noble Street Park
Noble Street Park is a small local park with a bike loop around play equipment, with plenty of trees to provide shade and well grassed.
Noble Street, Bullaburra
Wentworth Falls - Wentworth Falls Lake
A signature spot to visit in the Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls Lake is a must visit for families. There is a bike track around the park as well as play equipment and picnic areas, as well as a Pirate Ship park for smaller children. There is also plenty of bird life to enjoy including ducks, and you can make a day of it and make use of the BBQs.
Sinclair Crescent, Wentworth Falls
Katoomba - Old Catalina Race Track
The old Catalina Race Track features a long loop of over a kilometre with some steep spots. There is also a shorter path around the beautiful Catalina Lake.
Catalina Avenue & Gates Avenue, Katoomba
North Katoomba - Melrose Junior Skate Park
The Skate Park is a great spot for beginner daredevils! There is a bike path around the junior skate area and the park also includes a playground and is next door to an oval.
Albion Street, North Katoomba
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