Lane Cove National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Jenkins Kitchen.
Getting there and parking
Jenkins Kitchen is 30m from Lane Cove National Park Café, just above the weir in Lane Cove National Park. The best entrance to use is the park entrance off Lady Game Drive. To get there from Sydney city centre:
- Turn right from Millwood Avenue into Lady Game Drive just before crossing the bridge.
- Take the first left into Max Allen Road on the northern side of the river.
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available near Jenkins Kitchen, below the café.
Cyclists can use Max Allen Road, and store bikes at Lane Cove National Park Cafe.
By public transport
Lane Cove National Park is accessible from North Ryde station and by bus from Chatswood station.
Flush toilets are located at the Lane Cove National Park office, a 1 minute walk from Jenkins Kitchen.
- Flush toilets
Available nearby at Jenkins Hill picnic area which is 20m from Jenkins Kitchen.
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - easy
Fully accessible. Free of obstacles such as steps, rough terrain or significant slopes, and may have ramps or boardwalks.
Access to Jenkins Kitchen is across a wide, paved area.
Easy access is free of obstacles such as steps, rough terrain or significant slopes, and may have ramps or boardwalks.
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
Camp fires and solid fuel burners
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- Lane Cove National Park Office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.
- 02 8448 0400
- Lane Cove National Park, 2 Max Allen Road Lindfield NSW 2070
- 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 pay and display machines.
Bus: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day). Prior payment may be required, please phone the Lane Cove National Park Office for more information.
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 annual pass