Summary: The Boomerang Headed Men Cave has a number of kangaroos and men drawn in white and red ochre. Many of the Aboriginal rock art motifs are quite weathered.

The sandy floor and weathered walls of this high but shallow sandstone shelter make it an unlikely location for Aboriginal rock art.

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However, the Boomerang Headed Men Cave near in the McPherson State Forest has over 15 motifs (many lofthem almost impossible to see.) Drawn in white and red ochre, they consist mostly of kangaroos and men.

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Some of the men have triangular or boomerang-shaped heads; in the enhanced image you can see the head of a second kangaroo.

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Aboriginal Sites by National Park

The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area protects over 3,000 known Aboriginal heritage sites, and many more which are yet to be recorded. This area includes the Blue Mountains National Park, Gardens of Stone, Wollemi National Park and Yengo National Park.
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.