W.D. Campbell recorded and sketched about 250 Aboriginal rock art sites across Sydney across nine parishes (predominantly engraving sites).  A number of the coastal and what are now inner-city sites have been lost to development and weathering, but many of the engravings are still in good condition.

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A small but interesting Aboriginal engraving site just below Cottage Point Road, with over 20 figures including two men (or deities) and two women, one of whom has caught a fish.
Three very distinct Aboriginal hand stencils and a fish in red ochre, on rock overhangs along Smiths Creek
An Aboriginal engraving site above Smiths Creek, the large rock platform has a pair of clearly-cut emus, a large fish and a shield.
A significant Aboriginal engraving site at Cottage Point, with two deity (Baiame) figures. Both have a rayed headress and vertical stripes on their bodies.
An Aboriginal engraving of a deity (probably Baiame) on a large rock platform below the Taber trig station
An Aboriginal engraving of a man or deity on a large rock platform below the Taber trig station.
Aboriginal engraving of a seal, sea lion or dugong, near the edge of a large rock platform below Taber Trig
A long and deep shelter near the Taber Trig, with charcoal drawings (documented by Campbell) and red hand stencils
Shelter with a single Aboriginal charcoal drawing in Taffys Gully.
An Aboriginal engraving site on a low saddle along the track to Taffys Rock, which has two whales and a wallaby.
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