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Burragorang lookout and picnic area

Burragorang State Conservation Area

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Overview

Fire affected area

Some areas of this park were affected by fire in 2019/2020. You’ll notice some changes to the landscape, as well as signs of recovery. Some areas may remain closed for longer to allow habitat to recover or because we’re repairing park infrastructure. Stay safe with these after-fire tips for visitors.

Burragorang lookout and picnic area is a great day trip from Camden, Campbelltown and Sydney. Enjoy a picnic lunch with stunning views of Warragamba Dam. You can also hire the picnic area for a special event.

Type
Lookouts
Where
Burragorang State Conservation Area
Accessibility
Medium
Entry fees

Park entry fees:

$4 per vehicle per day. The park has pay and display machines - cash and credit cards accepted.

Opening times

1 October to 31 March: 8am to 5pm on weekdays. 8am to 7pm on weekends and public holidays. 
1 April to 30 September: 8am to 5pm daily. 

What to
bring
Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
Please note
  • Burragorang picnic area is available for non-exclusive hire for weddings or informal events
  • The lookout and viewing platform is not available for hire
  • This park is remote and the weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please be well-prepared for your visit.

High above Warragamba Dam, on a Blue Mountains escarpment, Burragorang lookout and picnic area is a viewing point for nature’s great beauty. From up here, you can look across one of New South Wales’ most precious resources – that huge body of water far below provides about 80 per cent of Sydney’s water supply.

What you’ll see much closer is equally as impressive. Noisy glossy black cockatoos hanging from the casuarinas; perhaps one of the shy and beautiful lyrebirds will be scratching in the leaves below the trees.

For the kids, there’s some excellent bike riding along the quiet sealed roads, as well as a playground. Pack the esky well, because there are barbecues and plenty of picnic tables, all ready for the perfect bush lunch.

If you’re looking for a unique venue to hire for a wedding or special event near Camden and Campbelltown, Burragorang picnic area and lookout is an idyllic place to celebrate your special occasion.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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