Scheyville National Park
Scheyville National Park unites the best of the outdoors – birdwatching, easy walks, cycling and horse riding – with a diverse cultural setting.
Read more about Scheyville National Park
Some national parks are about more than just the natural environment: they’re about us. Scheyville is one of those parks.
This gem of a park also has a rich and surprising cultural history that touches more than a quarter of a million Australians. Within its current boundaries, a visitor will find the remnants of everything from a cooperative farm to a famous migrant camp - for many, this was the first stop on their journey to becoming an Australian. You might be a descendant of a Dreadnought Boy or of somebody who trained here to fight in the Vietnam War. Indeed, the cultural significance of the park is so wide-reaching that it has been placed on the NSW State Heritage Register.
Spend a morning birdwatching or wandering the grasslands on a horse, then explore the ruined and restored buildings clustered in the southern precinct of the park. Visiting Scheyville is a varied experience, uniting the best of the natural world with the history of our social world.
Highlights in this park
A small freshwater wetland, Longneck Lagoon walking track allows visitors to see the startling array of birds that frequent the area. Perfect for walk...
Scheyville Camp Precinct preserves the area’s heritage. Visitors can take an easy walk through restored buildings, learning about the past through int...
Scheyville National Park has 12km of horse riding trails in a bushland setting suitable for horse riders of all ages and experience. Enjoy easy trail ...
Migrant Heritage walk offers an easy stroll around original structures from the post-WWII migrant camp of Scheyville, with interpretive panels detaili...
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- 02 9585 6831
- in the Sydney and surrounds region
02 4572 3100
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm. Closed public holidays.
- 71 Memorial Drive, Scheyville 2756
- Scheyville office