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

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 a hundred Aboriginal sites have been recorded in the Hornsby region, with many of these in the Berowra Valley National Park and around the suburb of Berowra.
Yengo National Park was an important spiritual and cultural place for the Darkinjung and Wonnarua People for thousands of years, and 640 Aboriginal cultural sites are recorded in the park and nearby areas.