COVID-19 update
Back to previous page
Print factsheet

Bill Lyle Reserve picnic area

Hill End Historic Site

Open, check current alerts 

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about the Bill Lyle Reserve picnic area.

Getting there and parking

Bill Lyle Reserve picnic area is in the centre of Hill End Historic Site. To get there:

  • Continue driving on Hill End Road into the township, where it becomes Beyer’s Avenue.
  • Bill Lyle Reserve picnic area is on your right

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Car and bus parking is available on the street nearby to the attraction on Beyer’s Avenue. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Hill End Historic Site. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

With sunny, dry days and crisp evenings, it's a great time of year for a camping holiday at Hill End – head to the Village campground or the larger Glendora campground. You could even sign up as a Campground Host.

Spring

Flowers are at their best this time of the year - enjoy cherry blossoms and blooms in the historic cottage gardens.

Winter

The winter light is renowned among artists and photographers - you may even get some shots of snow .

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

15°C and 27°C

Highest recorded

40.1°C

Winter temperature

Average

1°C and 15°C

Lowest recorded

-8.9°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

April and May

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

108.7mm

Facilities

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities


  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Cafe/kiosk

Carpark

Drinking water

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

  • This area is wheelchair-accessible, however assistance may be required in some circumstances.

Prohibited

Gathering firewood

Firewood is not supplied and may not be collected from the park.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Bill Lyle Reserve picnic area

Operated by

Park info