Track 6: Belconnen

Throughout the suburbs blocks left vacant have stories to tell. Why have they not been developed? Come on this Track and learn about ‘Belco’s’ life before European settlement, before the national capital, then with more recent building. Start with a cycle around Lake Ginninderra then into the town centre. Visit sites of homesteads, the border, an unmarked burial ground, a former naval transmitting station, student residences, Finish with a walk or ride up Gossan Hill.

  1. Lake Ginninderra
  2. Emu Bank Homestead site
  3. Springvale Homestead site
  4. Weetangera School site
  5. Rosebud Cottage
  6. Cranleigh Homestead site
  7. West Macgregor
  8. Border Walk at Dunlop
  9. Charnwood Homestead site
  10. Palmerville
  11. Former Naval Transmitting Station
  12. Student Residences
  13. Reservoir Hill Trig
  14. Gossan Hill

View the map at ACTmapi and click on the letters marking a site to find a pop up box with some tantalising teasers.