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From scenic driving routes to multi-day walks, you'll discover a host of things to do in NSW national parks.Things to see and do
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Whether you're planning a family camping trip or an unforgettable coastal weekend getaway, you'll find what you're after in NSW national parks.Camping and accommodation
Explore the twisting inlets and harbour islands of Sydney Harbour National Park, and head to south Sydney for world-class bushwalking and mountain biking experiences in Royal National Park. Looking for more things to do when in Sydney? Visit the Three Sisters and hazy blue valleys of Blue Mountains National Park.More about this region
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Get a taste of nature without leaving Sydney. Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park protects northern Sydney's creeks and coves. Check out its breathtaking lookouts, Aboriginal sites, and stop for a waterfront picnic.
Escape to the cape
Cape Byron State Conservation Area has breathtaking coastal views. You might even catch a glimpse of migrating whales - keep your eyes peeled from Cape Byron Lighthouse, Australia's most easterly point.
Sydney Harbour National Park
Sydney's harbour jewels are on show in Sydney Harbour National Park. Explore the park's twisting inlets and islands on a foreshore walk, or pack a picnic for some of the best views in town.
Waterfalls and wilderness
Discover the rare dry rainforest, dramatic gorges and towering waterfalls of Oxley Wild Rivers National Park in Country NSW.
Discover the rugged red desert of Mutawintji National Park on an Outback NSW adventure.
Top parks for wildlife encounters
NSW national parks are home to an extraordinary array of Australian animals. Check out some of the best parks for whale watching, bird watching and other wildlife experiences.
Kosciuszko National Park
If you're an adventure sports thrill seeker, the Snowy Mountains has it all. Hit the ski slopes in winter, climb Mount Kosciuszko, or go bushwalking and cycling in spring.
Royal National Park
Take a day trip to Australia's oldest national park in Sydney's south. Royal National Park has everything from beaches to rainforest, and beautiful walking tracks.
Lane Cove National Park
Close to Sydney's CBD, Lane Cove National is a beautiful pocket of bushland nestled on Lane Cover River - a great spot for bushwalking, kayaking, boating and camping.
Birdwatching in Yanga National Park
Nestled on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River, Yanga's river red gum wetlands are a haven for many species of migratory birds - a twitcher's paradise.