Summary: An Aboriginal engraving site just below the Waratah Trail surrounded by thick scrub, which has an enormous whale

An enormous Aboriginal engraving of a whale, forty one feet in length, which was first documented by W.D. Campbell in 1899. While some of the whale’s body is still very distinct, the lines are not very deep and some are quite weathered.

Large whale below Waratah Trail

An oval with a bar across the middle is drawn in front of the whale’s snout.

IMG 3975 LR Waratah Trail WhaleIMG 3975 LR Highlighted Waratah Trail Whale
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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.