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Shepherds Hill Recreation Park

4.6 (35 ratings)

Shepherds Hill Recreation Park in St Marys, Australia is a paradise for walkers and hikers, offering 191.5 acres of natural beauty and diverse terrain to explore. With a variety of ...

Shepherds Hill Recreation Park in St Marys, Australia is a paradise for walkers and hikers, offering 191.5 acres of natural beauty and diverse terrain to explore. With a variety of walking and hiking trails, this park is the ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts looking to immerse themselves in nature and enjoy an active lifestyle. Whether you're seeking a leisurely stroll or a more challenging hike, Shepherds Hill Recreation Park has routes to suit every ability, making it the perfect choice for anyone who loves outdoor activity and adventure. The park features a range of routes, including the popular Ridge Track, which spans 1.7 miles and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. For those seeking a shorter walk, the Switchback and Slinky Toy trails provide enjoyable options, while the more adventurous hikers can tackle the longer and more challenging Danthonia Track. With a total of 10 diverse routes to explore, visitors to Shepherds Hill Recreation Park will find endless opportunities for walking and hiking adventures, ensuring that every visit offers a new and exciting experience. For walkers and hikers seeking an engaging and invigorating outdoor experience, Shepherds Hill Recreation Park is the ultimate destination. With its vast expanse of natural beauty and an array of well-maintained trails, this park provides the perfect setting for an active and enjoyable day out. Visitors can download the Pacer Pedometer app to access detailed information about the park's routes, including length, estimated time, and user reviews, ensuring that they can make the most of their walking and hiking adventures at Shepherds Hill Recreation Park.

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Walking and Hiking in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park

Looking for an exhilarating walking and hiking experience in St Marys, Australia? Shepherds Hill Recreation Park is the ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts. With essential amenities such as parking lots and drinking water, visitors can focus on enjoying the breathtaking natural beauty. The park offers a variety of walking and ...

Looking for an exhilarating walking and hiking experience in St Marys, Australia? Shepherds Hill Recreation Park is the ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts. With essential amenities such as parking lots and drinking water, visitors can focus on enjoying the breathtaking natural beauty. The park offers a variety of walking and hiking activities, making it suitable for individuals of all skill levels. Whether you're seeking a leisurely stroll or a challenging hike, Shepherds Hill Recreation Park provides diverse trails that cater to different preferences. The stunning viewpoint within the park offers a mesmerizing sight, rewarding hikers with panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. With its convenient facilities and captivating scenery, Shepherds Hill Recreation Park is a must-visit for anyone passionate about outdoor activities.

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Essential Amenities
Drinking water
Parking lot
Best Walking Routes in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park
#1 - Switchback
(1 review)
Length: 0.2 milesEst. Time: 3m
#2 - Ridge Track
(3 reviews)
Length: 1.7 milesEst. Time: 28m
#3 - Tech-tonic
(1 review)
Length: 0.3 milesEst. Time: 5m
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Reviews of Shepherds Hill Recreation Park
4.6/5
35 ratings
PacerPal2023/05/18
4
PacerPal2022/06/11
5
Tim2020/09/27
4
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Nearby Parks
Thistelton Crescent Reserve
Donnybrook Reserve
Pasadena Reserve
Piazza Reserve
Unnamed (No.HA789) Heritage Agreement
St Marys Park
Unnamed (No.HA461) Heritage Agreement
Ragless Reserve
Ridgehaven Drive Playground
FAQs about Shepherds Hill Recreation Park
Where is the best place to walk in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park?
The best place to walk in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park is the Ridge Track, which is 1.7 miles long and has a rating of 4.0 based on 3 reviews from the Pacer community.
How many routes are in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park?
Shepherds Hill Recreation Park has a total of 4 routes available for walking and hiking, according to the Pacer community's routes information.
Which is the longest route in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park?
The longest route in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park is the 4.9 miles long trail, though it does not have any reviews or ratings from the Pacer community.
Are there facilities or amenities for walkers/hikers in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park?
Yes, Shepherds Hill Recreation Park provides essential amenities such as a parking lot and drinking water, which are important for walkers and hikers.
How accessible is Shepherds Hill Recreation Park?
Shepherds Hill Recreation Park is accessible and suitable for walkers and hikers, with well-maintained trails and facilities to support outdoor activities.
What kind of sports can I do in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park?
In Shepherds Hill Recreation Park, visitors can engage in activities such as walking, hiking, and other outdoor sports, taking advantage of the natural surroundings and amenities available.
What is the best season to walk in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park?
The best season to walk in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park is during the spring (September to November) and autumn (March to May) when the weather is mild and the park is alive with blooming wildflowers and vibrant foliage.
What are the typical weather conditions to prepare for in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park?
The typical weather conditions in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park include warm to hot summers with temperatures ranging from 25°C to 35°C, and cool and sometimes rainy winters with temperatures ranging from 10°C to 15°C. It's important to prepare for both sun protection and potential rainfall when visiting the park.
What kind of wildlife might you encounter in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park?
While walking in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park, you might encounter a variety of wildlife including kangaroos, koalas, echidnas, various bird species, and reptiles such as blue-tongue lizards. It's important to admire wildlife from a safe distance and avoid feeding or approaching them.
Best Walking Routes in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park
#1 - Switchback
4 (1 review)
Length: 0.2 milesEst. Time: 3m
#2 - Ridge Track
4 (3 reviews)
Length: 1.7 milesEst. Time: 28m
#3 - Tech-tonic
4 (1 review)
Length: 0.3 milesEst. Time: 5m
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Nearby Parks
Thistelton Crescent Reserve
Donnybrook Reserve
Pasadena Reserve
Piazza Reserve
Unnamed (No.HA789) Heritage Agreement
St Marys Park
Unnamed (No.HA461) Heritage Agreement
Ragless Reserve
Ridgehaven Drive Playground
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Best Walking Routes in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park
#1- Switchback
(1 review)
Length: 0.2 milesEst. Time: 3m
#2- Ridge Track
(3 reviews)
Length: 1.7 milesEst. Time: 28m
#3- Tech-tonic
(1 review)
Length: 0.3 milesEst. Time: 5m
#4- Slinky Toy
(1 review)
Length: 0.2 milesEst. Time: 3m
#5- Superflow
(1 review)
Length: 0.3 milesEst. Time: 4m
#6- Shepherds Hill Recreation Park
(1 review)
Length: 2.9 milesEst. Time: 49m
#7- Creek Crossing
(1 review)
Length: 0.1 milesEst. Time: 2m
#8- Danthonia Track
(1 review)
Length: 0.3 milesEst. Time: 5m
#9- Ridge Track
(1 review)
Length: 2.1 milesEst. Time: 35m
Reviews of Shepherds Hill Recreation Park
PacerPal2023/05/18
4
PacerPal2022/06/11
5
Tim2020/09/27
4
4.6/5
35 ratings