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 Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:37:48 +1100
Safety alerts: Restricted access on Quarry trail and Benowie walking track
Access restrictions and track closures are in place along trails that cross land managed by Hornsby Rifle Range as a Range Danger Area. The Hornsby Rifle Range Danger Area is closed to the public.
These closures include:
- An 800m section of Quarry fire trail, between Quarry Road, Dural and Tunks Ridge campground
- An 800m section of Quarry fire trail, 300m in from the Stewart Avenue entrance at Hornsby
- The section of track between Steele Bridge and Fishponds waterhole. Please use the Great North Walk detour through Hornsby Heights or access to Quarry Road, Dural is via Pogsons Link walking track.
For further information on closures please contact Hornsby Rifle Range on their 24-hour contact number 0417 201 606 or visit the Hornsby Rifle Range website
for further information.Safety alerts: Swimming safety in Berowra Valley National Park
Swimming is not advisable in Bewrowra Creek at certain times as the water may be subject to variable pollution levels. Please refer to the Hornsby Shire Council website
before swimming in Berowra Creek.
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.