The north and north-west of Sydney has many waterfalls and cascades. While some have been affected by development, many of them are protected by national parks and bushland reserves. This list of waterfalls in Sydney’s north listed include those in Garigal National Park, Ku-ring-gai Chase and Lane Cove National Park.
A pair of waterfalls along Frenchs Creek in Garigal National Park, Frenchs Creek Falls is very picturesque - especially after heavy rain. It's reached by a short and partly rough walking track.
Joe Crafts Waterfall on Joe Crafts Creek in Berowra is a picturesque and secluded waterfall. It's reached via a firetrail and bushwalking track.
Lower Gledhill Falls is a spectacular waterfall, where McCarrs Creek is forced through a narrow chute and plunges into a small pool far below.
A hidden pool and waterfall below Manly Dam, Mermaid Pool was named after the girls who would go skinny dipping here in the evenings during the Great Depression.
The popular Mullet Creek Falls (or Irrawong Waterfall) is a small but very photogenic waterfall. Mullet Creek drops off a wide ledge into a large pool and swimming hole.