Kennedys Bush Track

Walk through pleasant farmland dotted with pine trees and livestock before arriving at the Summit Road.

COVID-19 update on parks and tracks

The Government is asking for everyone to stay at home. Their advice is that you can go for a walk or exercise outdoors for a short time, and to stick to simple walks or exercise spots close to home. 

When you are out, you must stay two metres away from anyone who is not in your household.

Parks and cemeteries are open for pedestrian access only, and where possible we have closed off park car parks.  Please do not use any play equipment or exercise equipment.

The following are closed:

  • Public toilets
  • Playgrounds, play equipment or exercise equipment in parks
  • The Botanic Gardens
  • Car parks within parks are closed for vehicle access
  • Visitor and information centres, i.e. Bottle Lake Forest and Travis Wetland
  • The Spencer Park animal area
  • Fenced dog parks, including Horseshoe Lake, The Groynes and Styx Mill Reserve. All other parks are available to exercise dogs in
  • All Council-owned sports facilities e.g clubrooms

Start: Halswell Quarry, Kennedys Bush Road.

Finish: Summit Road.

Distance:  3.5km.

Time: One hour one way.

Shared use: Mountain bikes.

Dogs: Dogs prohibited.


This wide shared use farm track climbs steadily to Summit Road. 

The track is mostly through private land, stay on the track and be mindful that cattle can be grazing alongside it. Lambing is between August and September. 


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