Monday, 23 December 2019

Our dog friendly tracks and trails are the perfect op-paw-tunity to explore the great outdoors with your best bud.

Remember to take care of your dog with the summer heat, only walk early morning and late afternoons to avoid the hottest time of the day. These are all on-leash walks, but we have also noted the closest off-leash areas too.


Curl Curl Lagoon

Enjoy a leisurely stroll beneath the trees around the lagoon. This is an easy walk or ride and great fun for the whole family, finish up along North Curl Curl and if the conditions are right do what dogs do best, and get them sandy and wet.

Grade: Medium
Distance: 3km loop
Time: 1hr
Path: Formed track, gentle hills, occasional steps
Closest off-leash: Adam St Reserve and Flora and Richie Roberts Reserve

Long Reef Headland

The perfect place for whale watching and an easy picturesque walk that your pup will love. With this birds eye view you can gaze across our headlands towards Palmy or south to North Head. Long Reef never disappoints!

Grade: Medium
Distance: 3km loop
Time: 1hr
Path: Formed track, gentle hills, occasional steps
Closest off-leash: Griffith Park, Long Reef

Narrabeen Lagoon Trail

This loop will tire you and your dog out for sure – afternoon naps await. Narrabeen Lagoon will take you through beautiful ecosystems, an abundance of wildlife, cultural heritage and historical icons. Enjoy exploring!

Grade: Easy
Distance: 8.6km loop, also short walk options
Time: 1 hour 45 mins - 3 hours
Path: Well-formed track, no steps
Closest off-leash: Deep Creek Reserve

Bayview to Church Point

It's a great idea to park at Rowland Reserve so you can finish with an extra run and cool off with a dip. Head west and you'll cover a small amount of hills but mostly flat walking right along the sparkly waterfront.

Grade: Easy
Distance: 2.7km one-way
Time: Up to 1hr one-way
Path: Footpath
Closest off-leash: You'll start and end up at Bayview dog park

Manly Dam Circuit Track

Manly Dam has a few special walks you can do with your pup, ranging from 20 mins to 3 hours! Pick and choose where you start and finish, you'll love the walk up into the park to enjoy the spectacular views overlooking the dam.

Multiple walks, view grades here.

Allenby Park

A very special spot to go for a bushwalk with your best bud. Allenby Park is one of our best-kept secrets, you'll forget you're in Sydney as you slip into this tranquil stunning pocket of natural bush. Picturesque waterfalls, mossy boulders and panoramic views of the coast. If you're doing this in summer make sure your pups protected against ticks and has a water bottle too!

Grade: Medium
Distance: 2.5km of various trails
Time: 30 mins - 1 hour
Path: Formed track, steep hills, some obstacles, steps.
Closest off-leash: Beacon Hill Reserve

To protect our precious natural environment and local wildlife these walks are all on-leash. You can view all our off-leash areas here.

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