Summary: Red ochre Aboriginal hand stencils and what may be charcoal art in a shelter below the Challenger Track.

A long shelter below the Challenger Track has a number of Aboriginal hand stencils, and what may be charcoal drawings.

AWAT9265 LR Challenger Track Shelter
AWAT9274 LR Challenger Track Shelter

Most of the red ochre hand stencils are fairly obvious, although one is very indistinct.

The charcoal art is less obvious, and I can’t tell what they represent.

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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 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.
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 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.