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Prospect Nature Reserve


Prospect Nature Reserve was created in February 2007. It covers an area of 325ha. View the detailed park and fire management documents.

Prospect Nature Reserve is closed to the public as it's part of a Special Water catchment area.

Prospect Reservoir picnic areas

If you wish to visit the area, Prospect Reservoir picnic areas are located nearby and managed by Sydney Water. Prospect Reservoir picnic areas are located off Reservoir Road, Prospect, about 35 km west of Sydney.

If travelling west on the M4:

  • Take the Prospect Highway exit
  • Turn left at the roundabout
  • Turn right at the T-intersection
  • The entrance to Prospect Reservoir is the second turn to the left

Contact Sydney Water about Prospect Reservoir picnic areas by email or phone: 13 20 92

These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.