Jenkins Hill picnic area
Lane Cove National Park
All the practical information you need to know about the Jenkins Hill picnic area.
Getting there and parking
Jenkins Hill picnic area is on the eastern side of Lane Cove River. To get there, take Fullers Road from the Pacific Highway and turn right into Lady Game Drive just before crossing the bridge. Look for the park entry gates on your left.
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at Jenkins Hill picnic area.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Lane Cove National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
The crisp sunny days of autumn are perfect for packing up a picnic or barbecue hamper and heading out for a day relaxing in the sun.
The park is alive with new life, including ducklings learning to swim and colourful wildflowers that light up the park's walking tracks.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
20°C and 27°C
5°C and 17°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Jenkins Hill picnic area includes:
- a children's playground
- the Kukundi nature play experience for children aged 4-12 years, open weekends
- a cafe
- a recycling station
Wheelchair-accessible toilet available
- Flush toilets
- Gas/electric barbecues (free)
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - easy
Picnic tables at Jenkins Hill picnic area can accommodate a wheelchair and the toilet is wheelchair accessible.
- Lane Cove National Park Office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.
- 02 8448 0400
- Lane Cove National Park, 2 Max Allen Road Lindfield NSW 2070
- 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. 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.
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.
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.Buy annual pass