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Moola picnic area

Lane Cove National Park


Enjoy one of Lane Cove National Parks most tranquil spots at Moola picnic area. You'll hear the sounds of the birds singing from trees as you relax at this scenic spot right next to Lane Cove River.

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

Moola picnic area is open 9am to 7pm during daylight savings (until 6pm at other times). The picnic area may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Please note
  • Please note Lane Cove Boatshed kiosk is only open on weekends and during school holidays
  • Cooking is not permitted under the covered areas
  • Amplified and loud music are not permitted in the picnic area

There are plenty of facilities here, including wood and electric barbecues, and, when it's open on weekends and school holidays, you can even pick up an ice-cream or cold drink from the boatshed kiosk.

Once you’ve enjoyed your picnic or barbecue lunch, you can head off along the Riverside walk to explore the bushland of Lane Cove National Park. If you'd like to travel by water and you didn't bring your own vessel, it's easy to hire a row boat, canoe or pedal boat from the Lane Cove Boatshed.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


Google Street View Trekker

Using Google Street View Trekker, we've captured imagery across a range of NSW national parks and attractions. Get a bird's eye view of these incredible landscapes before setting off on your own adventure.

Google Trekker, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Conservation program:

Saving our Species conservation program

Saving our Species is a innovative conservation program in NSW. It aims to halt and reverse the growing numbers of Australian animals and plants facing extinction. This program aims to secure as many threatened species that can be secured in the wild as possible, for the next 100 years. 

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

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Park info

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Moola picnic area, Lane Cove National Park. Photo: Kevin McGrath