Summary: The Girrakool Aboriginal site has a carving of a man located on a rock platform along the Girrakool Loop walking track.

This engraving site is signposted, and is located along the Girrakool loop track.

Girakool engraving site

There’s a single (fairly weathered) carving of a man; it is cleaned up periodically by NPWS ot make it easer to see.

Engraving of a man along the Girrakool TrackIMG 4563 LR highlighted Girrakool Man

Girrakool Man - Site Summary

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. The original inhabitants of the Maroota area were the Darug people.
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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.
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.
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.
There are over 350 Aboriginal engraving and sites recorded in the Central Coast region, many of these in the Brisbane Water National Park.
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