Georges River National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Georges River National Park.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
From Sutherland, head west on River Road, then turn right onto Alfords Point Road and turn left onto Henry Lawson Drive. The park entry is approximately 1.5km on the left.
From Liverpool, head east along the M5 and continue for approximately 5.5km. Turn left towards the river at Carinya Road and follow the road along the river until you reach the park.
From Sydney, follow the M5 westbound, turn left onto Davis Road then right onto Henry Lawson Drive. Continue for approximately 1.5km and then turn left into the park entrance.
Park entry points
Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.
By public transport
For information about public transport options, visit the NSW transport website
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
18°C and 26°C
7°C and 17°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
- Burrawang Reach picnic area
- Cattle Duffers Flat picnic area
- Fitzpatrick Park
- Morgans Creek picnic area
Maps and downloads
Fees and passes
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines at the gate. Please bring correct coins, as no change is given.
- 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 and display machines at the gate. Please bring correct coins, as no change is given.Buy annual pass
Royal National Park Visitor Centre
02 9542 0648
1300 072 757 for campground and cottage bookings
Contact hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 2 Lady Carrington Drive, Royal National Park, NSW 2232
- Royal National Park Visitor Centre
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