Summary: A long rock shelter near Franks Gully in the Berowra Valley National Park contains a number of cave paintings, and a shield engraved above the cave

Situated part-way down a steep slope in the Berowra Valley National Park below the Turner Firetrail is a large rock platform, on which a solitary shield is engraved.

Below the rock platform is an extraordinarily long sandstone shelter, appearing from outside like a long wave.

Inside the shelter are a number of charcoal motifs. Some figures are fairly distinct; the motifs include a kangaroo, wombat and possum.

There are is also evidence of graffiti, with some of the drawings not Aboriginal.

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Aboriginal Sites by National Park

A review of different techniques for photographing Aboriginal rock art. This includdes oblique flash, chain and planar mosaic imaging which combines hundreds of overlapping photos.
Located to the north-west of Sydney, just south of the Dharug and Yengo National Parks, Maroota has a high concentration of (known) Aboriginal sites. Many more Aboriginal heritage sites are located in the Marramarra National Park. The original inhabitants of the area were the Darug people.
Over 40 sites have been recorded within the park; many were located along the river bank and were flooded by the building of the weir in 1938.