Parks and playgrounds

Hornsby Shire is home to over 130 beautiful parks and playgrounds, including:

  • Crosslands Reserve - Camping ground on Berowra Creek, within Berowra Valley Regional Park
  • Fagan Park - Regional park with formal gardens, Netherby Homestead, picnic shelters, BBQs, regional playground and Eco Garden
  • Lilian Fraser Garden - Small, heritage listed, woodland garden with rare and unusual plants
  • Lisgar Gardens - Sandstone terraced gardens in gully, heritage camellias, formal lawns, fishponds, waterfalls and inclinator
  • Galston Recreation Reserve - Large shelter shed with BBQ facilities and picnic tables available for hire adjoining a playground, oval, netball courts and circuit walking path/bike path

The shire also features major National Parks and nature reserves:  Ku-ring-gai Chase, Berowra Valley Regional Park (managed jointly by the Hornsby Shire Council and the National Parks and Wildlife Service), Marramarra, Lane Cove National Park, and Muogamarra Nature Reserve.

For booking enquiries phone (02) 9847 6666.

For more information about use of community and crown land, see Plans of Management.