Riding in your local area

The flat surrounds, connected cycle paths and quiet local streets of Greater Parramatta make it the perfect place to get around by bike.  Great local trips include the 20km of connected off road paths along the Parramatta River from Parramatta Park to Olympic Park, or extensive paths to the south-west and north-west of the city. Head to Discover Parramatta for the best of Parramatta and what is on this spring!

Use the RMS Cycleway website to plan your route, and take your bike on a train or River Cat to make your journey even easier. 


Local rides for new cyclists

Ride along dedicated paths out to Prospect Reservoir via the beautiful Prospect Creek Cycleway or Pipeline Cycleway. 

Feeling adventurous? Go on a round trip and do both! Start at either Guildford or Fairfield Train Stations and follow the paths to the west. Type “RMS Cycleway Finder” into your preferred search engine for more detailed maps.

Prospect


The Parramatta Valley Cycleway contains over 20km of connected paths and boardwalks along the Parramatta River, stretching from Parramatta Park to Sydney Olympic Park. Jump on at any point along the River and explore the natural beauty of the area.  The latest maps can be found at www.cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au/cycling or at Council’s Heritage Centre.

Find bike maps here:

Local bike share/rental

If you are interested in renting a bicycle over a short-period of time to see how easy it is to travel on two wheels, contact Bike Hire @ Sydney OlympicPark or Addventageous in Parramatta.


I already cycle

The T-Way cycleway takes you all the way out to Windsor from Westmead, but many people jump onto the M2/M7 path through Western Sydney Parklands. See the map and learn more at roam.com.au

If you are feeling adventurous, ride from Parramatta to Sydney Airport via the M4 Cycleway, Necropolis Drive in Rookwood and the Cooks River Cycleway. Find more routes here.


Where to get more information

For more information on cycling, visit the Council’s cycling homepage, try the RMS Cycleway Finder, or get in touch with a local bicycle group like BikeNorth, Western Sydney Cycling Network, BayBUG or CAMWest for some great rides and great company. You can also try the local self-guided Heritage Ride around the Parramatta CBD.  

The Parramatta Bike Map is also available here.

Parramatta All time stats

  • 63 Workplaces
  • 1,811 People
  • 600 New riders
  • 2,825,054 Kilometers
  • 112,100 Rides
  • 70,980 kg CO2

NSW All time stats

  • 1,409 Workplaces
  • 20,807 People
  • 6,273 New riders
  • 33,557,235 Kilometers
  • 1,355,722 Rides
  • 834,227 kg CO2
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