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Moola picnic area

Lane Cove National Park

Overview

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.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
Lane Cove National Park
Accessibility
Medium
Price
Free
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.

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

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