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Rouse Hill picnic area and playground

Rouse Hill Regional Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about the Rouse Hill picnic area and playground.

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

    On entering Rouse Hill Regional Park from the Worcester Road entrance, follow the road to its end at the carpark.

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather

    Parking

    Parking is available at the Rouse Hill picnic area and playground carpark, including several designated disabled spots.

    Best times to visit

    Rouse Hill Regional Park is a great place to visit all year round. Head to the park for an early morning jog in spring, a weekend picnic in the winter sun or enjoy a day of bike riding in autumn.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    17°C and 28°C

    Highest recorded

    41.7°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    4°C and 19°C

    Lowest recorded

    –3.9°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    February

    Driest month

    July

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    250mm

    Facilities

    Toilets

    Toilet facilities are available at the oval.

    Picnic tables

    Barbecue facilities

    • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

    Carpark

    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).

    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.

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - easy

    This area is fully wheelchair accessible

    • Wheelchair accessible toilets are available at the oval

    Permitted

    Pets

    You can walk your dog at this location. See other regional parks in NSW that have dog walking areas.

    Dogs are permitted in this part of the park – you will need to keep them on a leash at all times and remember to pick up after them.

    Please note that dogs are not permitted in the pavilions.

    Prohibited

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Rouse Hill picnic area and playground

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    Park info

    • in Rouse Hill Regional Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
    • Rouse Hill Regional Park opens at 8am and closes at 5pm (8pm during daylight savings). The park may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.