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Ironbark picnic area

Popran National Park

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Ironbark picnic area is the only picnic area in Popran National Park and the gateway to many of the walking tracks in this central coast park.

Picnic areas
Popran National Park
Opening times
Popran National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Please note
  • Ironbark picnic area has a small, unsealed carpark, but it’s only accessible by 4WD vehicles. Visitors in 2WD vehicles will need to park and walk the last 600m to the picnic area.
  • You’ll need to bring drinking water as the Ironbark picnic area only has tank water for washing hands
  • The picnic area has non-flush toilets and tethering posts for horses

Ironbark picnic area in the Popran National Park is the starting and finishing point for many of the park’s walking, mountain biking and horseriding tracks. Although it has limited facilities it’s a convenient and shady spot to relax before or after your outdoor adventure.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


Google Street View Trekker

Using Google Street View Trekker, we've captured imagery across a range of NSW national parks and attractions. Get a bird's eye view of these incredible landscapes before setting off on your own adventure.

Google Trekker at Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: J Spencer/OEH.


Royal National Park bus service

Skip driving and parking in Royal National Park and catch the Park Connections bus. Hop from Sutherland Station or Bundeena Wharf to spots in the park like Audley and Wattamolla.

A Park Connections bus at Garawarra Farm carpark. Photo: Busfleet Australia