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Scheyville National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Scheyville National Park.

Getting there and parking

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    From Parramatta:

    • Travel north-west on Windsor Road to Boundary Road, Vineyard (6km east of Windsor)
    • Turn north onto Boundary Road , and then west on Old Pitt Town Road.
    • Turn north-east on Scheyville Road

    From Windsor:

    Take Windsor Road and turn east onto Pitt Town Road, then onto Saunders Road, then Scheyville Road.

    There are numerous gates where walkers can enter the park, with the entrance for vehicles being on Scheyville Road.

    Park entry points

    By bike

    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 Scheyville National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    Ride a horse around the central precinct of the park, where several trails thread over and around Longneck Creek.

    Spring

    Discover the area's fascinating heritage with a visit to the historical Scheyville Camp Precinct.

    Summer

    Take a morning stroll around Longneck Lagoon to observe the many bird species that call the wetland home, or drop in on their long migrations.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    11.2°C and 29.1°C

    Highest recorded

    42.5°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    4.1°C and 17.9°C

    Lowest recorded

    -7.2°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    January

    Driest month

    September

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    309.4mm

    Facilities

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    However you discover NSW national parks and reserves, we want you to have a safe and enjoyable experience. Our park and reserve systems contrast greatly so you need to be aware of the risks and take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of those in your care.

    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).

    Prohibited

    Pets

    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.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Scheyville National Park

    Contact

    Nearby towns

    Windsor (11 km)

    Explore Windsor's historic buildings, including St Matthew's Anglican Church (1817), Windsor Court House (1822), and the Macquarie Arms Hotel (1815). Bring a picnic or your boat and enjoy the beautiful riverside parks in Windsor including Howe Park and Governor Phillip Park.

    www.sydney.com

    Parramatta (33 km)

    Parramatta offers a fascinating insight into early colonial life in Australia. Don't miss a visit to Old Government House, now one of 11 Australian Convict Sites on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

    www.sydney.com

    Sydney City Centre (57 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.

    www.sydney.com

    Scheyville National Park. Photo: John Spencer