One of the more popular picnic spots in Royal National Park, Wattle Forest picnic area offers scenic water views on the banks of Hacking River, just south of Audley. Easily accessible from Sydney and ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/royal-national-park/wattle-forest-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
1.8km (return) - 1 hour (each way) - Medium difficulty
When you're visiting Georges River National Park, be sure to walk the Yeramba Lagoon loop track. This short walk takes you through some ...
Visit Thirlmere Lakes National Park for a beautiful and relaxing spot to enjoy and get away from the crowds. Boasting five freshwater lakes and many native Australian plant species, this is a wonderfu...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/thirlmere-lakes-national-park
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
Enjoy the rugged beauty of the Australian bush at Heathcote National Park. This untamed park is characterised by magnificent native vegetation and wildlife, rocky outcrops, hidden freshwater pools. He...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/heathcote-national-park
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
Fagan Park is an area of about 55 hectares on Arcadia Road at Galston. The site was donated by the Fagan family to the Department of Lands with Hornsby Shire Council appointed as sole trustee for the ...www.hornsby.nsw.gov.au/my-lifestyle/sports-and-recreation/parks-and-playgrounds/galston/fagan-park
When you feel the need for a quick nature escape but don't have the time to get out of town, why not enjoy a weekend getaway in your own city? South of the harbour, between South Head and Camp Cove, t...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/sydney-harbour-national-park/lady-bay-beach/swim-surf
6.2km (return) - 2.5 hour (each way) - Medium difficulty
The Wonga walk delivers all the delights of the subtropical rainforest and is one of the most popular walks not only in Dorrigo Nation...
Mona Vale is effectively two separate beaches separated by a broad ocean rock platform. Waves that roll in along the southern edge of the platform surge into a gully that allows them to break smoothly...www.pittwater.nsw.gov.au/recreation/beaches/beach_locations/mona_vale_beach
Shakespeares Point in Nielsen Park is a perfect outdoor location to highlight the best of Sydney's urban and natural charms. Located in the southern reaches of Sydney Harbour National Park, just east ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/sydney-harbour-national-park/shakespeares-point/lookout
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...
0.6km (return) - 0.5 hour (each way)
If you sometimes hanker for a nature getaway without leaving town, then Wallumatta loop trail offers an idyllic bush setting within easy reach of the Sydn...
You'll find the idyllic Bottle and Glass Point in the Eastern Suburbs' renowned Nielsen Park. In this flat, grassy area you'll not only enjoy magnificent views over Vaucluse Bay - gorgeous surrounding...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/sydney-harbour-national-park/bottle-and-glass-point/picnic-bbq