Marramarra National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Marramarra National Park.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
- Follow Galston Road through Galston Gorge
- To access the southern precinct, turn right into Arcadia Road, then after approximately 4km, turn left into Cobah Road and continue along Bloodwood Road to the park.
- To access the northern precinct, continue through Galston and turn right onto Old Northern Road, then after approximately 18km, turn right into Canoelands Road.
From Wisemans Ferry:
- Drive south on Old Northern Road towards Dural
- To access the northern precinct, turn left into Canoelands Road after approximately 18km.
- To access the southern precinct, after approximately 34km, turn left into Wylds Road, continue, then turn left into Arcadia Road. After approximately 4km, turn left into Cobah Road and continue along Bloodwood Road to the park.
Park entry points
- Bloodwood Road access See on map
- Canoelands Ridge carpark See on map
- Canoelands Ridge horse riding trail See on map
Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.
By public transport
For information about public transport options, visit the NSW transport info website
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Marramarra National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Unwind and take in the serenity of camping at Gentlemans Halt or Marramarra Creek campgrounds.
Wander through the bush and enjoy the colourful display of wildflowers.
Paddle the waterways by kayak or canoe and have a swim in the rivers.
Enjoy longer hikes and day walks such as Canoelands Ridge walking track or Marramarra Ridge to Smugglers Ridge walking track.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
19°C and 28°C
6°C and 16°C
Maps and downloads
Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- in the Sydney and surrounds region
Marramarra National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Lane Cove National Park Office
02 8448 0400
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.
- Lane Cove National Park, 2 Max Allen Road Lindfield NSW 2070
- Lane Cove National Park Office
Bobbin Head Information Centre
02 9472 8949
Contact hours: 10am to 4pm daily. 9am to 4pm during summer school holidays, closed 12pm-12:30pm. Closed Christmas Day.
- 688 Ku-ring-gai Chase Road, Mount Colah, NSW 2079
- Bobbin Head Information Centre
Hornsby (24 km)
A suburb in Sydney's upper north shore, Hornsby is conveniently located for easy access to Lane Cove National Park, Berowra Valley Regional Park, and the heritage-listed Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park - Australia's second-oldest national park. Explore walking and cycling tracks and Aboriginal sites, as well as marinas, cafes and picnic areas.
Sydney City Centre (51 km)
No trip to Sydney is complete without spending some time in the city’s beautiful parks. Whether it’s in central areas like Hyde Park or the Royal Botanic Gardens or further out in Centennial Parklands, there’s plenty of green space to go out and enjoy.
Explore the beautiful Hawkesbury River with Australia's Last River Boat Postman, or sample fresh oysters at a casual riverside cafe. Start your Hawkesbury adventure with a seaplane flight from Sydney to a local restaurant by the river.