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Bents Basin Road picnic area

Bents Basin State Conservation Area

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What's nearby

Nearby picnic areas

  • A woman sits at a picnic table at Wentworth Falls picnic area, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: E Sheargold/OEH.

    Wentworth Falls picnic area

    Wentworth Falls picnic area is a scenic spot to lunch while enjoying views from several world-class lookouts. It's a good starting point for many walking tracks in this popular part of Blue Mountains National Park.

  • Grass, trees and picnic tables in Durawi picnic area, Bents Basin State Conservation Area. Photo: John Yurasek © DPIE

    Durawi picnic area

    Durawi picnic area in Bents Basin State Conservation Area is a large picnic area that's perfect for a family barbecue or picnic, in western Sydney.


Nearby things to do

Aerial view of two people crossing a bridge over a creek while hiking Darwins walk near Wentworth Falls. Credit: Remi Brand/DPE © Remy Brand


Darwins walk

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Red Hands Cave, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/NSW Government


Red Hands Cave

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Loop trail, William Howe Regional Park. Photo: John Yurasek © OEH


Loop trail

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Nature track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton © OEH


Nature track

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National Pass, Blue Mountains National Park. Views of Wentworth Falls waterfall plunging down into the Jamison Valley. Photo © David Finnegan


National Pass

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NYE in Sydney Harbour

Celebrate the New Year with the best views of Sydney's famous New Year's Eve fireworks. Sydney Harbour National Park offers fantastic vantage points for a spectacular panorama of the city skyline.

NYE 2014 at Bradleys Head in Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH
Bents Basin Road picnic area

Park info

  • in Bents Basin State Conservation Area in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Bents Basin State Conservation Area is open 8am to 6pm from May to August and 8am to 8pm from September to April. The park may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. Day passes are available from on-park pay machines that accept coins and credit cards, and you can also pay for your visit via the Park’nPay app.

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