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Cottonwood Glen picnic area

Lane Cove National Park

Overview

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Enjoy a picnic in a riverside setting near bushwalking trails at the Cottonwood Glen picnic area in Lane Cove National Park.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
Lane Cove National Park
Accessibility
Medium
Price

Booking fees may apply

Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Bookings
Book online or call 02 8448 0406. The picnic area has capacity for up to 100 people. There are 4 picnic tables seating 8 people each. 2 are sheltered tables. Parking is available for up to 50 vehicles.
Availability
Available for hire daily, 9am to 5pm (or 6pm during daylight savings).
Please note

If you want to guarantee your spot at this picnic area you'll need to hire it.

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Situated by the river in a cool, shady spot, Cottonwood Glen picnic area is the perfect spot to spend a relaxing afternoon with the kids with plenty to do nearby.

The combination of wood barbecues, picnic tables and a large grassy area makes it a convenient location for a birthday party or other celebration. Enjoy views of the river in a natural setting while you eat and relax. Or, if you're feeling more energetic, why not hire a canoe?

Cottonwood Glen picnic area is located on the Riverside walking track, so it also makes a good place for a rest stop along the way.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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Park info

  • in Lane Cove National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Lane Cove National Park is open 9am to 7pm during daylight savings (until 6pm at other times). The park may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has pay and display machines. 

    Bus: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day). Prior payment may be required, please phone the Lane Cove National Park Office for more information.

    Group bookings:

    Under the National Parks and Wildlife Regulation 2009, prior written approval is required for organised groups of 30 or more people planning to visit the park. Contact the park office prior to your visit.

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Cottonwood Glen picnic area, Lane Cove National Park. Photo: Debbie McGerty