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Bents Basin Road picnic area

Bents Basin State Conservation Area

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What's nearby

Nearby picnic areas

  • Barbecues and picnic tables 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 for lunch before exploring the many lookout views and 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

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


Join WilderQuest

WilderQuest is a fun kids program designed to nurture a love of nature. Download the award-winning WilderQuest iPad app and go on a quest to discover all the animals, plants and hidden secrets within NSW national parks.

WilderQuest activity at Blue Gum Hills Regional Park. Photo: Shani Milgate/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 opens at 8am and closes at 5pm (8pm during daylight savings). 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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