Lane Cove National Park

This small but picturesque city park is a haven of peaceful bushland along the winding Lane Cove River. Home to the Kukundi Wildlife Shelter and 27 km of the Great North Walk, you can also hire a boat, take a stroll or enjoy a picnic by the weir.

There are alerts raised for Lane Cove National Park as at Mon, 22 Jul 2024 16:11:35 +1000
Closed areas: Vegetation maintenance works in Lane Cove National Park
There are scheduled vegetation works on the trail network in Lane Cove National Park, starting Wednesday 24 July 2024 through to Friday 26 July 2024, weather permitting.
The following will be closed during these works:
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 8448 0400.

Other planned events: Pay machine upgrade
Pay machines in this park are being upgraded to provide an even more reliable service for your convenience. Whilst this process is underway, coins may not be accepted at pay machines, however cash payments for park use fees can still be made at visitor centres. Pay machines will continue to accept credit card. ParknPay remains available in all Parks via the ParknPay app.

Other planned events: ‘1080 pest management’
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a baiting program using manufactured baits and fresh baits 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 Lane Cove National Park. Don’t touch baits. 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.
For more information, contact the local park office on:
Lane Cove 8448 0400 (business hours)
NPWS after-hours call centre: 1300 056 294 (after hours)

Closed areas: Tunks Hill picnic precinct closed
Tunks Hill picnic precinct is currently closed for maintenance and will reopen on Saturday 27 July 2024. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 8448 0400.

Closed areas: Sugarloaf carpark closed
Sugarloaf car park in Lane Cove National Park is no longer open to the public. We apologise for any inconvenience.
For more information, please contact the NPWS Chatswood Area office on 02 8448 0400 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Toilet closures in Lane Cove National Park
Some toilets within this park will be closed during the week, opening only on weekends, public holidays and during school holidays. The closed toilets are at:
Please note: This does not apply to bookings. Where there are bookings, toilets will be opened.
For more information, please contact the NPWS Chatswood area office on 02 8448 0400.