Walking and cycling are great ways to get around the City of Cockburn. Grab a TravelSmart Guide which shows information and maps on all of the walking and cycle paths in Cockburn. Contact the City for more information or to obtain a TravelSmart Guide.
Walking is a great way for people of all ages and abilities to be physically active. Children, adults and seniors can all get involved in walking which is an enjoyable, low impact activity. A simple brisk walk for at least 30 minutes on most days can have significant health benefits.
The City of Cockburn is part of the Heart Foundation Walking (HFW) program. HFW is Australia's largest network of free community-based walking groups. These walking groups are based throughout Cockburn and take place each week at various times.
With the supervision and guidance of a trained Walk Organiser, the walks provide an excellent opportunity for residents to improve their physical and mental health, and wellbeing.
To help you become familiar with different walking routes in your area, Be Active Cockburn has produced a Walking in the City of Cockburn booklet. You can download this booklet under Documents below. It contains 18 walking routes which cover the majority of suburbs in Cockburn. A printed copy of the booklet is available at all City of Cockburn libraries.
Many of the City’s conservation reserves
also contain cycle paths. The City has produced TravelSmart Guides which show cycling paths, walking trails, public transport and places of interest across Cockburn. Download a TravelSmart Guide under Documents below.