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 Sun, 25 Feb 2024 16:15:51 +1100
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.

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)

Bradley Reserve

Bradley Reserve is a large natural bushland area owned and managed by Ku-ring-gai council. The reserve extends from Lane Cove River to the end of Kissing Point Road north to George Christie playing fields. The reserve is home to the locally well know STEP track, and is cared for by the STEP inc, the "South Turramurra Environment Protection". The Great north walk also heads through this reserve, and is also home to Browns water hole.

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Berowra Valley National Park

Following the Berowra Creek the Berowra Valley National Park is located on the Hornsby Plateau and is made up of typical Hawkesbury Sandstone. The great North walk, Benowie walking track, and many other great walks stretch spann this park. The area has varied vegetation including many different sorts of Eucalyptus and plenty of native animals, includingl swamp wallibies, water dragons, bandicoots, Lyre Birds, and bush turkeys. There are several campsites within the Park, and Crosslands Reserve is also a popular spot near the middle of the park.

There are alerts raised for Berowra Valley National Park as at Sun, 25 Feb 2024 16:15:51 +1100
Closed areas: Surface maintenance works in Berowra Valley National Park
NPWS are currently undertaking surface maintenance works on the Berkeley trail in Berowra Valley National Park. There trail will be closed between Ti Tree Cres Berowra, north to Joalah Cres Berowra. The will be no access from 7am to 5pm weekdays until the 28 February 2024. However the trail can be accessed after hours and on weekends. Please follow all directional signage displayed. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on (02) 8448 0400.

Safety alerts: Swimming safety in Berowra Valley National Park
Swimming is not advisable in Berowra Creek at certain times as the water may be subject to variable pollution levels and algal blooms. Please refer to the Hornsby Shire Council website before swimming in Berowra Creek. Alternatively you can call the Hornsby Council 24 hour information line on 9847 6666 or the Algal information line on 1800 999 457.
Swimming at Fishponds is not advised at any time due to heavy water pollution.
Penalties apply for non-compliance.For more information, contact the NPWS Chatswood area office on 02 8448 0400 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.