Cabramatta - Prospect Reservoir Loop - 1 November 2009
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Riders - Audrey, Richie, Roscoe, Dave F, Martin, Steffy, Pascale, Col,
Audrey and Richie organised this ride. It was my first time out in this
area - and we all had a great time riding on excellent cycle paths. The
total distance was about 42 kms.
A Google Maps GPS plot of the ride can be seen here.
Another page showing an elevation profile and some Google earth images
can be found here.
A pdf map of the cycleways can be found here
at the Fairfield City Council website
Above - At Cabramatta - we start by having coffee
Above - Cabramatta
Above - On the way - along the Orphan School Creek cyclepath
Above - A very short section on road
Above - Near the City Farm
Above - a remote outhouse
Above - At Prospect Reservoir
Above - Time for lunch
Above - Waterbirds at the Reservoir
Above - When built - this was the largest earth dam in Australia
Above - Nearby quarry
Above - the closed section of cycleway had just been re-opened! See the
for more details - the cycleway and part of the historic canal are
under threat by the Boral Quarry!!! The cycleway is only re-opened for
part of the weekend at present.
Above - This part of the cycleway went along an old canal - great
Above - On an aqueduct
Above - And then we followed pipes for a while
Above - Then we joined the railway line trail - back to Cabramatta
Above - But we stopped for some cool drinks at the German-Austrian Club
Above - Martin and Steffy
Above - "Prost!"
We then rode into Cabramatta and had a nice Vietnamese dinner....
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