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Burrawang Reach picnic area

Georges River National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about the Burrawang Reach picnic area.

Getting there and parking

Burrawang Reach picnic area is in the Morgans Creek precinct of Georges River National Park. To get there:

  • From Henry Lawson Drive, turn into Burrawang Reach Road opposite The River Road
  • Continue straight and follow the road along the river to the end

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available in gravel and bitumen carparks at Burrawang Reach picnic area.

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 Georges River National Park. Here are some of the highlights.


The park comes alive during spring, with wonderful wildflowers and abundant wildlife – try the Yeramba Lagoon walk.


Take to the water in your canoe, kayak or jetski, or strap on your waterskis for hours of fun along the Georges River The summer holiday information has important tips to help you plan your day to Georges River National Park during the busy holiday period .


Fishermen take note – this is a great time of year to head to the rich fishing grounds along the Georges River to catch yellow-finned bream.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


18°C and 26°C

Highest recorded


Winter temperature


7°C and 17°C

Lowest recorded



Wettest month


Driest month


The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day




There are ambulant flush toilets at the picnic area.

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)


Step-free access

  • The picnic area is flat and step-free, with concrete paths that lead to the toilets.
  • To get to the rest of the facilities, you'll need to cross over grass and hard-packed ground.
  • At the stone seawall, there are 3 steps to reach the river, but there are other spots where you can access the water including a boat ramp and pontoon.

  • Step-free outdoor pathways

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus 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).

Paddling safety

To make your paddling or kayaking adventure safer and more enjoyable, check out these paddling safety tips.

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.


Disability access level - medium

  • Burrawang Reach picnic area is flat and step-free.
  • There ambulant toilets with concrete pathways that lead up to them.
  • To get to other parts of the picnic area, you'll need to cross over flat grass and hard-packed ground.
  • At the stone seawall, there are 3 steps to reach the river where assistance may be required. There are also other spots where you can access the water including a boat ramp and pontoon.



A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.



Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Burrawang Reach picnic area

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Park info

  • in Georges River National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Georges River National Park is open from 6am to 7.30pm during daylight savings (6am – ­6.30pm at other times) but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay machines at the gate. Please bring correct coins, as no change is given. You can also pay for your visit via the Park’nPay app.

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