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Haynes Flat picnic area

Lane Cove National Park

Overview

Enjoy a group or family picnic at Haynes Flat picnic area with cycling and bushwalking trails nearby within Lane Cove National Park.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
Lane Cove National Park
Accessibility
Medium
Price

Booking fees may apply

Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Opening times
  • Open 9am-6pm outside of daylight savings periods
  • During daylight savings periods, Halfway Point picnic area is open 9am-7pm.
Booking

Total picnic area capacity for up to 100 people, shelter capacity 60 people; 4 picnic tables, and car parking for up to 50 vehicles. Please see the picnic booking information for more.

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
  • 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

Situated alongside the river, encircled by tall trees and with a large grassy area, Haynes Flat picnic area is a perfect place to enjoy a picnic, barbecue and ball games.

The picnic area features a large shelter, picnic tables, wood barbecues and flush toilets, making it well-suited for a marquee, celebratory events and corporate groups.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Haynes Flat picnic area, Lane Cove National Park. Photo: Debbie McGerty