Sydney North Natural Attractions
4km (return) - 1.5 hour (each way) - Easy difficulty
Longneck Lagoon walking track, a track which hugs banks of the small permanent freshwater wetland, has one very big attraction: birds. Ove...
You'll find plenty to keep you occupied at picturesque Cattai Farm picnic area, located near Cattai campground. There's plenty of grass to lay out your picnic rug, or you can set up in one of the larg...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/cattai-national-park/cattai-farm-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
For a quick nature getaway without leaving town, Wallumatta Nature Reserve, near Ryde, protects the largest remnant forest of the Sydney turpentine and ironbark forest. Only 10km from the Sydney CBD, ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/wallumatta-nature-reserve
1km (one way) - 0.5 hour
This gentle walk along the plateau gives a terrific taste of the famous Bundanoon Gullies. Starting at Riverview lookout and picnic area, follow the flat track as it ...
If you're after a beautiful waterside setting for a great day out with family or friends, Davidson Park picnic area is perfect, and just a short drive from the Sydney CBD. Large open grassy areas, fre...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/garigal-national-park/davidson-park-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
Reef Beach offers the chance to kick back in your own hometown, even if it's only for an afternoon. This pretty spot, tucked away at Dobroyd Head, has incredible views across Sydney's North Harbour to...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/sydney-harbour-national-park/reef-beach/swim-surf
10km (one way) - 8 hour - Medium difficulty
There's no better way to experience the beauty of Marramarra than by spending the day exploring Canoelands Ridge walking track on foot. The 10km wa...
Middle Head is a superb lookout spot in Sydney Harbour National Park. From this outstanding vantage point, you can follow the Pacific Ocean to the horizon, framed by North and South Heads. The panoram...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/sydney-harbour-national-park/middle-head/lookout
1.2km (one way) - 1 hour - Easy difficulty
An easy hour's walk along the Place of Winds interpretive trail is the perfect way to start or finish a day out at Crosslands Reserve. The easy walk...
A picturesque location, Koonjeree picnic area is the ideal spot for enjoying the beautiful bushland of Lane Cove National Park, near Killara. With easy wheelchair access to picnic tables, it's a great...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/lane-cove-national-park/koonjeree-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
22km (one way) - 2 hour
Wind your way through some of Goulburn River National Park's beautiful scenery along Spring Gully drive. The 22km car route from Wollar is along an unsealed road, maki...
With its scenic harbour views, Collins Flat Beach, just north of Sydney city and nestled between North Head and Little Manly Cove, is an idyllic spot for a romantic picnic. Whether you're swimming in ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/sydney-harbour-national-park/collins-flat-beach/swim-surf
Jenkins Hill picnic area is located close to the Lane Cove River and weir. There's a children's playground that the kids are bound to enjoy and you'll find picnic tables dotted around the area. It's a...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/lane-cove-national-park/jenkins-hill-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
Situated alongside the river, encircled by tall trees and with a large grassy area, Haynes Flat picnic area is a perfect place to enjoy a picnic, barbecue and ball games. The picnic area features a la...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/lane-cove-national-park/haynes-flat-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
Cabbage Tree Bay is an aquatic reserve that aims to protect marine life. It covers an area of approximately 20 hectares, from the southern end of Manly Beach, including the rocky shores and beaches, t...www.manly.nsw.gov.au/environment/marine-and-coastal/cabbage-tree-bay