Best Hiking Trails in Albury

Best Hiking Trails in Albury

It’s easy to see why Albury is loved by hikers and nature lovers

Albury has a number of popular hiking trails that attract hikers from all across Australia. Albury is a sanctuary for explorers, with many varying lengths of fascinating hiking paths. While admiring the gorgeous sights and being one with nature, you can go hiking or cycling. There are hiking trails available for people of all ages and fitness levels. On top of that, accommodation in Albury is also easy to find.

After a long hike, you’ll need to take a break; you can stop at one of the many places to eat for a break for a delicious meal or some refreshing coffee. Plus, there are is a fantastic range of Albury accommodation to rest and relax in if you need a place to stay and can be prepared for your next trip!

Here are some of Albury’s most popular hiking trails to take on for your next adventurous hiking experience. Be sure to research any hiking trail or route you intend to take to check if it is fit for you. It is always advised to follow safety regulations for everybody’s safety and satisfaction.

6 Gorgeous Albury hiking trails

6 Gorgeous Albury hiking trails

Whether you’re up for some fitness adventure or want to be in sync with nature, these Albury hiking trails are worth checking out.

Albury Botanic Gardens

Albury Botanic Gardens to Belvoir Lagoon

  • Level: Easy
  • Location: Albury Botanical Gardens
  • Length: 5.0 km
  • Elevation Gain: 133 m
  • Route Type: Point to point

This 4.99 km point-to-point track is located near Albury, New South Wales. It generally takes over 1 hour to accomplish this course, which is rated as easy. The trail is available at any time of the year and is a lovely place to explore.

This route is ideal for road and mountain biking and trail running. You won’t see a lot of people while hiking it. Take precautions and inform someone if you will be going alone. Dogs are welcome and are allowed to be off leash at certain points. Ensure to check if the area you are in is an off-leash site before letting pooches roam.

Hodge Island

Yindyamarra Sculpture Walk Hodge Island Southern Loop

  • Level: Easy
  • Location: Albury, New South Wales, Australia
  • Length: 2.7 km
  • Elevation Gain: 53 m
  • Route Type: Loop

A 2m wide shared route runs through the Noreuil and Hovell Tree Parks. It goes past Padman Park and is at the west of Kremur Street to the Wonga Wetlands. The final part of the trail is now completely closed from Kremur Street to Wonga Wetlands.

From Kremur Street to Wonga Wetlands, the Yindyamarra Sculpture Walk displays a collection of beautiful contemporary Aboriginal sculptures that follows the Wagirra Trail.  Along the five-kilometre trail, expect to see fifteen sculptures made by local Aboriginal artists. Adventurous creatives will enjoy this route.

Murray River

Hovell Tree, Noreuil and Oddies Creek Parks

  • Level: Easy
  • Location: Hovell Tree, Noreuil, Oddies Creek Park
  • Length: 3.2 km
  • Elevation Gain: 75 m
  • Route Type: Out & back

There are multiple park trails you can hike around the Murray River.

You can find Hovell Tree Park near the Albury Sports Ground, Albury Swim Centre, and Noreuil Park Foreshore. The Wagirra Trail and the Bungambrawath Trail Creek meet here.

There are a lot of regular activities in the park, such as Farmers’ Markets and community bakes. It has a lot of public amenities such as grills, playgrounds, and restrooms. The park also has plenty of open spaces.

Aside from Hovell Tree Park, there are several other parks in the vicinity where you can go for a hike. Oddies Creek Park is well-known for its big and fun play area, suitable for children of all ages. Dogs will also appreciate the surrounding leash-free area where they can run around.

Activities like swimming, cycling, or simply enjoying your time on the riverbank are available at Noreuil Park. There is enough space for everyone. The park is also easy to find from Garden Court Motel, your preferred Albury accommodation.

Nail Can Hill

Nail Can Hill Loop

  • Level: Moderate
  • Location: Nail Can Hill Reserve
  • Length: 5.1 km
  • Elevation Gain: 155 m
  • Route Type: Loop

This loop hiking path is located near Albury, New South Wales. It takes less than 2 hours to accomplish this moderately difficult route. This trail is ideal for hiking, cycling, and jogging. You won’t run into many people while hiking on this track.

The trail is accessible all year and is a great place to explore during any season. It’s also near other Nail Can Hill trails of varying difficulty. Albury accommodation is easy to access from here as well.

Nail Can Hill Ridge Trail

  • Level: Hard
  • Location: Albury, New South Wales, Australia
  • Length: 13.2 km
  • Elevation Gain: 470 m
  • Route Type: Out & back

The Nail Can Hill Ridge Trail is an out-and-back track found in Albury, New South Wales. It is a challenging hike which is why it usually takes almost 4 hours to finish. Make sure you are in good condition before going on this hike.

Aside from hiking and walking, this trail is also used by seasoned mountain bikers. You won’t come across too many folks in it, so be cautious and responsible. Dogs are not permitted on this trail as it might be too risky. Leave your pets at home.

Between Pemberton Street and Centaur Road, you’ll find this trail along the ridge of Nail Can Hill. Some of its steeper areas might be challenging for beginners and mountain bikers. Nonetheless, there are breathtaking views of the surrounding area on this trail. There’s also an opportunity to see the region’s unique flora here. For a longer hike, combine this path to Glenmorus Cemetery Loop (see below) or Jindera Gap to Centaur Road Trail.

Glenmorus Cemetery

Glenmorus Cemetery Loop

  • Level: Moderate
  • Location: Albury, New South Wales, Australia
  • Length: 5.3 km
  • Elevation Gain: 238 m
  • Route Type: Loop

This unusually placed loop track is located in a cemetery near Albury, New South Wales. It’s a moderately difficult route that takes 90 minutes to finish. If you’d like to go bird watching on your hike, this trail is for you. The trail is ideal for mountain biking as well. Like many Albury trails, you won’t run into many people on it. This loop trail is also available all year.

Rest and recharge in your Albury accommodation

Rest and recharge in your Albury accommodation

Albury is a hiker’s paradise, with multiple hiking trails and scenic side-tracks. There are just too many places to visit and activities to do in one day. Making plans and choosing routes may be hard but finding Albury accommodation is one of the easiest aspects of organising a weekend hiking trip in Albury.

After a long day of hiking, Garden Court Motel Albury can provide a relaxing space for your tired body.

Our Albury accommodation boasts wonderful facilities, clean rooms, complimentary breakfast, and ground-level parking. We have pleasant, helpful, and highly skilled personnel to meet your needs. Ours is the perfect place to feel at home when away from home! For booking reservations or enquiries, call us on (02)60216244. You may also book online by clicking here or emailing us at info@gardencourtmotel.com.au. We look forward to hearing from you!