new boardwalk near the weir. Car access is from the Delhi
National Park occupies a bushland valley in Northern Metropolitan
Sydney, Australia, extending along the Lane Cove River from East
Ryde, below Fullers Bridge, Chatswood to Turramurra and Pennant
Hills. The Park encompasses some additional fragmented bushland,
including the former Fairyland picnic area and the Sugarloaf Point
area on Pittwater Road, Ryde and Pennant Hills Park and Thornleigh
can be accessed from Lane Cove Road south of the Lady Game Drive
intersection or from Delhi Road near the southern side of Fullers
Bridge. The visitor centre and northern side of the river are accessed
from the Lady Game Drive entrance just west of Fullers Bridge.
Sydney bus route 256 runs
from Chatswood Station past the Delhi Rd entrance to the park. Bus
route 545 also runs between Parramatta and Chatswood past the Delhi
works in the weir precinct
Some of the works completed as part of the upgrade include:
* A kiosk is planned on the new terrace at Jenkins Hall, overlooking
the Lane Cove River.
* A children's playground has been built near the hall.
* New picnic tables, barbecues and toilets have been installed.
* Car parking at the Lady Game Drive entrance has been redesigned
to reduce congestion and make access easier.
* A wheelchair-friendly board walk has been built along the southern
side of the river and the whole precinct will be wheelchair accessible.
For further information on the Lane Cove National Park upgrade or
current park facilities, contact the DEC Sydney North office on
02 9472 8949 or visit their website: http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/
Park opening hours
Opens 9.00 am
Closes 6.00 pm, 7.00 pm during daylight saving
$7.00 Car or motor cycle day pass. Pay at gate or ticket machine
You can purchase these at the Park office.
the NPWS website for various options
Picnic and Hall bookings
There are several picnic areas throughout the park. You can reserve
some of them for large groups.
Ph: (02) 8448 0406
Fax: (02) 8448 0444
here for more about the picnic areas and Bookings
Lane Cove River Tourist Park, run by the NPWS, is situated on the
boundary of Lane Cove National Park in North Ryde.
Park was recently internationally acclaimed as one of the best
in the world!
bookings and enquiries:
Telephone: 1300 729 133 or +61 2 9888 9133
Facsimile: +61 2 9888 9322
here to go to the Tourist Park website for more information and
Parks and Wildlife Code
Please follow these few simple rules for the safety of all visitors
and inhabitants of the park
- Be careful
with fire. Use only safe fireplaces and do not light any fires
during total fire ban periods.
- Place rubbish
in the bins provided. There are various bins for recycling as
well as rubbish.
- Please leave
all pets at home. Doge and cats are not permitted.
- No firearms
allowed in the park.
- Do not disturb
plants or animals you may find. This includes leaving rocks undisturbed
as they may be shelter for some animals.
- Drive carefully
and keep to the roads and car parks provided. The speed limit
in the park is 40kph. Watch out for cyclists and walkers.
- Please take
note of all signs, for safety and to guide you around the park.