Walking trails and outdoor gyms

Walking trails and outdoor gyms

Penrith has many places where you can walk, cycle or be active. Whether you want to trim, tone or strengthen your body or just enjoy the scenic local environment along a creek or river there is something suitable for people of all ages, fitness levels and abilities. We currently have 2 maps available to help you explore the area.

Hike, Bike and Fitness Trails Map shows 26 locations to visit with some details on what you might see.

The Glenmore Park Fitness Trail Map details the free outdoor exercise area at Glenmore Ridge and other trails available in Glenmore Park.

If you're looking for a running partner, check out Penrith Lakes Parkrun and Nepean River Parkrun for a free timed 5km run starting at 8am every Saturday morning. Please note, Parkruns are currently cancelled until further notice, due to COVID-19 health advice.

The Heart Foundation and Council are partnering together to bring to the community Penrith Heart Foundation Walks, a free community-based network of walking groups that help make walking fun, social and is an easy way to get active!

Looking for something fun to do with the kids while you're walking along one of our trails? Download our Nature Hunt Walk activity sheet and see what you can find on your day out. Check out The Great West Walk as well!

Biketober

From Thursday 1 – Saturday 31 October, swap your car for your bike and get active.

What are some of the BBs (Bike Benefits)? 

  • Improves your health and fitness
  • Save time – a 5km-10km ride will only take you 15-30 minutes on average
  • Assists with mental health

Plus it’s fun, free and the best part is that you don’t have to be a professional cyclist to participate. Get on your bike for even just a 10-minute ride!

Stay safe adhere to road rules, always wear a helmet every time you’re on your bike and supervise children. Don't forget to check out our Bike trail map above.

For more information visit https://www.lovetoride.net/nsw