Guide to Sydney National Parks

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GARIGAL NATIONAL PARK

Garigal National Park, in Sydney’s north, is the fifth largest park in Sydney metropolitan area. It has over 35 recognised bushwalking trails covering over 120km and at least another 30 “unofficial” tracks that are used by bushwalkers and mountain-bikers.

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KU-RING-GAI CHASE NATIONAL PARK

The largest park in the Sydney metropolitan area and second oldest national park in Australia. Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park has over 50 bushwalks covering over 200km as well as many swimming holes, mountain biking trails and kayaking spots.

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KU-RING-GAI CHASE – WEST HEAD

Within Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is West Head, which boasts a huge variety of walks in a relatively small part of the park. The 23 walks cover secluded beaches, Aboriginal engraving, off-track routes and spectacular lookouts.