Summary: Two potholes with a deep channel around them and two axe grinding grooves along a steep ledge. A short distance away are engravings of a shield and fish (not found).

On the opposite side of the road to the Waratah Track – part of the Arden Trig Station group of Aboriginal engravings – are multiple potholes and two carvings along a ledge. Although only one of these potholes was documented by McCarthy, there are two which both have a deep, grooved channel around them.

The two pothole are linked by a horizontal channel.

Along the same, steep ledge are two axe grinding grooves.

To the north of the pothole, McCarthy documented a small fish and a “shield lacking the crossed line decoration” – these are currently covered by fallen trees and vegetation, and could not be found.

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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.
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 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.