Moores Creek Reserve

Moores Creek Reserve is a large bushland reserve owned and managed by Ku-ring-gai council. The reserve is bound by Middle Harbour, Garigal National Park, Moore Creek, Chase Ave and Carlye Rd. The area has a number of well managed walking tracks. The reserve is home to several small but nice water falls and several sandstone caves.

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Garigal National Park

Largely following Middle Harbour Creek and stretching from Seaforth in the south to St Ives in the north Garigal National Park is hidden through Sydney's Northern suburbs. Despite how close it is to large urban centres Garigal is quite beautiful with lots of different walking and cycling tracks. For those just wishing to picnic Davidson Reserve is a great spot just next to Middle Harbour Creek, under the Roseville Bridge.

There are alerts raised for Garigal National Park as at Wed, 29 May 2024 07:58:17 +1000
Closed areas: Cascades Trail closed for trail upgrades
Cascades Fire Trail is closed from Monday 27th May 2024 to Friday 7th June 2024 for trail upgrades.
The entire trail will be closed.
Please note the following tracks and trails will be closed from where they intersect with Cascades Fire Trail:
Upper Cambourne Fire Trail
Lower Cambourne Fire Trail
Middle Harbour Creek Walking Track
Frenchs Creek Walking Track
Penalties apply for non-compliance.
For more information during business hours contact the local park office:
02 9451 3479
For after hours, contact the National Parks Contact Centre 7am to 7pm daily on 1300 072 757

Other planned events: ‘1080 pest management’
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a baiting program using manufactured baits, fresh baits and Canid Pest Ejectors (CPEs) containing 1080 poison (sodium fluroacetate) for the control of foxes. The program is continuous and ongoing between 1 February 2024 and 31 July 2024 in Garigal National Park. Don’t touch baits or ejector devices. Penalties apply for non-compliance.
All baiting locations are identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Fox baiting in these reserves is aimed at reducing their impact on threatened species.
For more information, contact the local park office on:
Forestville 9451 3479 (business hours)
NPWS after-hours call centre: 1300 056 294 (after hours)

Closed areas: Section of Casuarina track closed for track maintenance
Part of Casuarina track is closed from Thursday 23 March 2023 until further notice due to maintenance on the footbridge.
The closed area is the section of Casuarina track between the end of Boree Road and the Carrol Creek track intersection.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Flat Rock track partial closure
The section of Flat Rock track from the Killarney Drive entrance to the Downpatrick Street entrance, is permanently closed as the old track passes through private property near Killarney Point.
Please note:
For more information, please contact the NPWS Forestville area office on 02 9451 3479 between 9.30am and 4pm, Monday to Friday.

Hermits Retreat

Hermits Retreat is a large natural bushland reserve bound by Eastern Arterial Rd, Lindfield Oval, Garigal National Park, and Monash Ave. The reserve is home on Lindfield Rocks a popular rock climbing area. There are several walking tracks and service trails through this park that is owned and managed by Ku-ring-gai council.

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Echo Point Park

Echo point park is bound by Middle Harbour and Babbage rd and is owned and managed by Ku-ring-gai council. The park was once a farm and was terraced for growing. Today the park has several open flat areas for play and a wonderful covered picnic area with BBQ. There are toilets and several well define walking paths through the park. The park can be accessed from from several points along Babbage road.

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Seven Little Australians

Seven Little Australians Park is a reserve of bushland with some clearings that extends north of Tryon Rd and west of Eastern Arterial Rd, Lindfield. The reserve is named in honour of Ethel Turner's classic novel "Seven Little Australians". The reserve has preserved bushland, sandstone pillars, steps, seats and other features that date back to engineers training before WW1. Other work was done during the great Depression, and today the area is managed by Ku-ring-gai Council. The main entrance to the park is at the cross-streets of Northcote Rd and Slade Ave Linfield. At this entrance there is a great set of sandstone pillars, a clearing, signposts and a tap with town water.

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