Lake Macquarie has an extensive and expanding network of off-road shared pathways providing opportunities for recreational cycling, jogging and walking.

Council is committed to improving cycleways across the City and has implemented a cycling strategy to ensure this occurs.

For a full list of shared pathways, cycleways and location maps within Lake Macquarie, have a look at our Shared Pathway Guide.

Cycling Strategy 2021

In 2011, Council started the preparation of a new 10-year strategy to support greater levels of participation in cycling.

The strategy was finalised in 2012 and broken up into nine parts.

The Life Cycle

As the popularity of cycling for transport and recreation has grown over the past decade in the City, we initiated the Life Cycle, a campaign to make people see the cyclist, the person - not just the bike.

Read the Life Cycle video transcript.

Fernleigh Track

The Fernleigh Track is one of the region’s most popular shared pathways

Booragul to Belmont cycleway

Cycle around the lake on this 18km route from Booragul to Belmont

Speers Point to Glendale

The Speers Point to Glendale shared pathway is part of the Council-adopte…

Monitoring cycling trends

Council collects data on bicycling activity within the City, to plan for …

Page last updated: 25 March 2019