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Halfway Point picnic area

Lane Cove National Park


Enjoy a picnic in a riverside setting near bushwalking trails at Halfway Point picnic area in Lane Cove National Park.

Picnic areas
Lane Cove National Park
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Opening times

Halfway Point picnic area is:

  • Open 9am-6pm outside of daylight savings periods
  • During daylight savings periods, Halfway Point picnic area is open 9am-7pm.
Please note
  • It’s a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and remember to take a hat
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to bird watch
  • You'll need to bring your own drinking and cooking water
  • Ice is available at the park office at the nearby Lane Cove Tourist Park
  • Firewood is not supplied and may not be collected from the park
  • It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.
  • If you’re bushwalking in this park, it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.
  • A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters

Halfway Point picnic area is an idyllic small, riverside picnic area, surrounded by bushland.

Why not gather a group of friends or head to the area with family for a riverside refresher? There is uncovered seating available for up to eight people. It’s the perfect spot for a lazy picnic or barbecue on a sunny afternoon, especially in warmer months.

The site is also close to all of the scenic attractions and outdoor activities Lane Cove National Park has to offer. For active types, there’s cycling and canoeing to enjoy, but if you prefer a more relaxed outing, then get amongst some birdwatching and visit historic cottages.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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Conservation program:

Saving our Species conservation program

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Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

Park info

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Red row boats moored at the boatshed, Lane Cove National Park. Photo: Kevin McGrath