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 Sat, 29 Feb 2020 13:28:17 +1100
Closed areas: Lane Cove National Park - partial closure
All picnic areas in Lane Cove National Park are open, though some facilities such as barbecues and toilets may still be affected. Please follow any signage and direction from NPWS staff.
Most tracks and trails are open including the Great North Walk between Boronia Park and Thornleigh, though visitors should take caution as some sections remain affected by recent storms.
Riverside walk will remain closed until further notice while staff work to fix extensive flood damage, erosion and unsafe conditions.
For more information, contact the NPWS contact centre on 1300 072 757, or the North Western Sydney area office on 02 8448 0400.Other planned events: 1080 pest management
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is doing 1080 ground baiting using manufactured and fresh baits in Lane Cove National Park.
The program is continuous and ongoing between 1 February 2020 and 31 July 2020. All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs. Don’t touch baits. Penalties apply for non-compliance
Please be reminded that domestic pets are not permitted on NPWS estate. 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.
Fox baiting in these reserves is aimed at reducing their impact on threatened species.
For more information, contact the local park office on:
Closed areas: Sugarloaf car park closed
- Lane Cove 8448 0400 (business hours)
- NPWS after-hours call centre: 1300 056 294 (after hours)
Sugarloaf car park is no longer open to the public. We apologise for any inconvenience.
For more information, please contact Valleys Area office on 02 8448 0400 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page
for park safety guidelines.
Closed areas: Lane Cove National Park toilet closures
From Monday 7 December 2015, some toilets within this park will be closed during the week, opening only on weekends and public holidays. Toilets affected are:
- Blue Wren and Illoura (Areas 4-5)
- Carters Creek (Area 9)
- Scribbly Gums (Area 17)
- Bakers Flat (Area 28)
- Haynes Flat (Area 32)
: this does not apply to bookings- toilets will be opened for any bookings. For more information, please contact the NPWS Valleys Area office on (02) 8448 0400.