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Your Guide to Nature Walks in and Around Aurora

Discover serene escapes close to Aurora, where urban trails intertwine with lush native bushlands, offering an unforgettable nature walk experience.

Edgars Creek Trail
A mostly flat urban trail follows the beautiful Edgars Creek as it winds through Aurora, providing a great place to walk, run, or ride. The kids will love stopping by Lehmann’s Farm Park or Edgars Creek Reserve to play on the slides, swings, and flying fox!
Location: Cnr Edgars Rd and Sheba Way, Wollert

Quarry Hills Regional Parklands
Nestled between Epping and South Morang, the trails of Quarry Hills Regional Parklands are sure to get your blood pumping. Pause at multiple lookouts dotted among the hills and take in views of the Melbourne skyline, Macedon Ranges, and Yarra Ranges.
Location: Gravlier Way, South Morang

Plenty Gorge Parklands
Plenty Gorge Parklands offers a slice of bushland paradise in Melbourne’s north-east. Stretching from Mernda to Bundoora, the parklands are home to a vast network of trails suited to various ages and abilities. Highlights include the stunning Blue Lake, Hawkstowe Recreation Reserve, historic Le Page Homestead, and the birdlife-rich Morang Wetlands.
Location: End of Wilton Vale Rd, South Morang

Darebin Creek Trail
Choose your own adventure with this 56km-long suburban trail! The Darebin Creek Trail stretches from Epping all the way down to Kew in Melbourne’s inner east, allowing you to enter and exit wherever you like. Along the way you’ll find many parks, playgrounds, lookouts, and sport fields – the perfect ingredients for a fun outing.
Location: Cottage Blvd, Epping

Malcolm Creek Reserve
How would you like to stroll surrounded by centuries-old river red gums? Malcolm Creek Reserve is home to these gorgeous ancient trees, plus native wildflowers and wildlife. The picturesque landscape offers the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, with playgrounds and toilets nearby.
Location: Creekwood Drive, Craigieburn

Walking in nature is one of the best ways to improve not only your physical health, but also your mental health! This list is only scratching the surface of all the places to walk in the region. To stay in the loop with all the things to do in and around Aurora, be sure to follow our Facebook page.