Sydney North Natural Attractions
43km (one way) - 24 hour - Hard difficulty
Dharug National Park contains part of the 43km stretch of the convict-built Old Great North Road. Built between 1826 and 1836, it contains the oldes...
Take time out from the rushed pace of life and take your lunch or coffee down to Barnetts Road Reserve and the Barnetts lookout. The creek looks so peaceful from up here and your troubles just seem to...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/berowra-valley-national-park/barnetts-lookout/lookout
3.7km (one way) - 1.5 hour - Medium difficulty
Popular for mountain biking and horse riding, Heath trail is a challenging fire trail running down into the valley of Garigal National Park. It'...
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
Nestled on the banks of the beautiful Lane Cove River, Illoura picnic area is a great spot for a relaxing day out in Lane Cove National Park, near North Ryde. With plenty of space for family and frien...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/lane-cove-national-park/illoura-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park lies at the place where the Hawkesbury River meets the sea: a tight cluster of secretive, winding creeks, sheltered beaches, hidden coves and wide expanses of deep blue...www.environment.nsw.gov.au/NationalParks/parkHome.aspx?id=N0019
0.25km (one way) - 0.5 hour
For an opportunity to see one of the most famous Aboriginal heritage sites in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Red Hands Cave walking track is the route you're loo...
Australia's second-oldest national park, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is a recreational favourite for locals and visitors alike. This large park, located in Sydney's north, lets you feel at one wit...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/ku-ring-gai-chase-national-park
25km (one way) - 72 hour - Hard difficulty
Also known as Benowie walking track, this beautiful bushland walk through Berowra Valley National Park follows Berowra Creek for 25km of the iconic ...
1km (return) - 0.25 hour (each way) - Easy difficulty
Enjoy a short brisk walk along Second Ponds Creek with your kids and dogs or just hop on your bike for an easy ride through remnant woodl...
Escape the hustle of the city for a refreshing dose of nature. A 15-minute drive from the Sydney CBD can take you to a patch of paradise near St Ives. Dalrymple-Hay Nature Reserve, in North Sydney, bo...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/dalrymple-hay-nature-reserve