Summary: A small shelter in Canoelands, which contains several charcoal and one white painting. Nearby is a grooved water channel.

A small but fairly deep shelter near Canoelands 2 contains both charcoal and white Aboriginal rock art.

One of the more prominent charcoal drawings depicts a kangaroo.

Another charcoal figure below the kangaroo resembles a koala, but it’s not certain what it is.

There are a few more charcoal figures, ome of them resembling a phalanger or a possum.

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Another figure is drawn in both charcoal and white pigment.

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Close to the shelter is a small creek, which has a grooved water channel below a small (natural) pool.

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Aboriginal Sites by National Park

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.
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.