What’s happening locally?

Outdoor Gyms

Use our glorious outdoors environment for your physical activity venues. Use local leisure infrastructure (parks, paths, beaches, outdoor gyms) to create your own health and fitness centres.

Many councils provide outdoor gym equipment for residents and holiday makers to use, free of charge. An example is the Iluka Outdoor Exercise Centre, next to Charlie Ryan park. Yamba has an outdoor gym in Ford park, as does Kingscliff at Jack Bayliss park.

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Outdoor Gym Equipment Report

Cycling and Walking Tracks

  • Want Northern Rivers to get a rail trail? Visit http://www.northernriversrailtrail.org.au
  • Join a walking group. Walking groups are a great way to meet new people but also make walking more enjoyable and safe, if you are a little unsure of walking alone. Check out the Heart Foundation walking groups via the link below.
  • If you are in Tweed Heads or Murwillumbah areas, check out out historic walk guides below.
  • Scroll down to our cycling section to see some local cycleways plus an audit done by our team of the state of the Download PDF: NSW Coastline Cycleway Survey-North Coast

Park Runs

Parkrun offers free, weekly, 5km timed runs in parks around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. You can even walk if you want! Most runs are at 7am on a Saturday morning. Often the runners meet for coffee afterward. Parkrun is currently operating in Yamba, Grafton, Lismore and Kingscliff.. and over the border at Kirra.

Register at http://www.parkrun.com.au

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Northern Rivers Rail Trail

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Heart Foundation Walking

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National Parks NSW

Historic Walk Guides


Why not have a look below at these Historic Walk Guides in the Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads areas.

Local cycling routes information and maps from some local councils:

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Byron Bay

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Cabarita Trails

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Clarence Valley

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Tweed Heads

National Parks

Take a 3 day hike down the beach from Angourie, learn about local Indigenous culture on a yarning walk, get close and personal with the wildlife, kayak down the Brunswick River or visit the lush tropical rainforests around Kyogle – Northern Rivers National parks provide a fantastic opportunity to experience natural beauty, recharge and get some physical activity at the same time. Who needs to go to a retreat when you live in a place like this. National Parks and Wildlife can provide guided experiences or show you where to have your next adventure.

Visit http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au and get inspired.

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