Lane Cove National Park
Lonely Planet review for Lane Cove National Park
This 601-hectare park, 11km northwest of the city centre, is a great place to stretch out on some middle-sized bushwalks. It’s home to dozens of critters, including some endangered owls and toads. If you visit in spring, the water dragons will be getting horny and the native orchids and lilies will be flowering. There’s a boat shed on Lane Cove River that rents out row boats and kayaks, but swimming isn’t a good idea. You can also cycle and camp, and some sections are wheelchair accessible.