Summary: A fish and sword club in thick scrub near the Waratah Track (part of the Arden Trig series of Aboriginal engravings).

In thick scrub near the Waratah Track is a fish with a “long pointed head, rounded face, no eyes, good tail, with a hump on the head and an arc attached to the back for a fin, probably a snapper”.

Next to the fish is a “beautifully preserved” sword club.

It’s one of a series of Aboriginal engravings documented by McCarthy as the Arden Trig Station series; Campbell documented the fish – but the sword club.

On the same rock platform – and somewhat unexpectedly as it’s hidden in thick scrub – is a more moden engraving of what is perhaps a spaceship.

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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.
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.
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.