Walking paths and cycleways

Man and women cycling in Maitland suburbs

Walking trails

Maitland Park

The walking path around Maitland Park is a flat path suitable for prams, cyclists and easy walking. The distance of the loop around the park is 1.8km.

View more information about walking at Maitland Park.

Walka Water Works

There are multiple walking trails around Walka Water Works. The walk around the lagoon is approximately 3km, while the loop around the lagoon and the bush trail through the reserve is approximately 4.8km.

The trail and bush track are a gravel surface, so some prams will find the bush track a little difficult. There is ample parking available and kangaroos can often be seen around the reserve. Remember no dogs are allowed at Walka.

View more information about walking at Walka Water Works.


Maitland Park

Maitland Park provides a 3m wide shared pathway that loops 1.8km around the parameter for everyone to access and enjoy.

There is also a children's bike path located beside the playground area in Maitland Park which encourages road safety education.

Cycleways around Maitland

There’s a variety of cycleways for your enjoyment across Maitland including a shared path along the Hunter River. For full map of cycleways around the City, view our Cycleway Pocket Map.