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Koonjeree picnic area

Lane Cove National Park

Overview

Riverside Koonjeree picnic area offers a wheelchair-accessible family-friendly picnic spot with bushwalking and birdwatching, in Lane Cove National Park, near Killara.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
Lane Cove National Park
Accessibility
Easy
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
What to
bring
Hat, sunscreen
Please note
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching

A picturesque location, Koonjeree picnic area is the ideal spot for enjoying the beautiful bushland of Lane Cove National Park, near Killara. With easy wheelchair access to picnic tables, it’s a great place for informal family gatherings and large groups.

In the eastern most region of the park, this tranquil spot, situated on the banks of the meandering Lane Cove River, offers a large flat grassy area where the kids can run around, or ride bikes, while you unpack the picnic hamper.

The lush riverside setting is a haven for birds, so you can enjoy a spot of birdwatching as you keep an eye out for herons, egrets and a range of migratory waterbirds. After a relaxing lunch, enjoy a stroll along the river banks, or if you’re keen for a challenge, try Riverside walking track.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Park info

  • in Lane Cove National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Lane Cove National Park is open 9am to 7pm during daylight savings (until 6pm at other times). The park may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins. 

    Bus: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day). Prior payment may be required, please phone the Chatswood office for more information.

    Group bookings:

    Under the National Parks and Wildlife Regulation 2009, prior written approval is required for organised groups of 30 or more people planning to visit the park. Contact the park office prior to your visit.

    Buy an annual pass.
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Koonjeree picnic area, Lane Cove National Park. Photo: OEH