6 Top Picnic Spots in Lane Cove

top picnic spots Lane Cove

Spring is well and truly here. Soon we will have daylight savings. An ideal time to get out and have a picnic with family and friends. Here is our pick of the top 6 picnic spots in Lane Cove.

Aquatic Park – Mary Street Longueville

Aquatic Park is located in Longueville with stunning views of the Lane Cove River. It has recently been upgraded and has a BBQ facility. This park is worth visiting just for the stunning views.

Aquatic Park
Aquatic Park

Hughes Park – 314 Burns Bay Road Lane Cove West

Our newest park, and it has everything you need. It has BBQ facilities, playground equipment for little and big kids and outdoor fitness equipment. You will love this park.

hughes park climbing wall

Blackman Park – Lloyd Rees Drive Lane Cove West

What can we say? This park has it all. A bike track, fitness equipment, BBQ area, toilets and plenty of green space to run around.

Tambourine Bay Park – Riverview

This park has recently been upgraded and it has it all. If you love bush walking, there are some nice tracks to walk along. It also has some beautiful river views. The park has:

  • Children’s play equipment
  • Electric BBQ facilities
  • Picnic facilities
  • Toilets (including disabled access)
  • Parking (on-street parking available via Tambourine Bay Road and Kallaroo Road)

paint our river tambourine bay


Longueville Reserve – Stuart Street Longueville 

This park is a painter’s paradise with fabulous water views to the city.  It is a gently sloping grassed area with large trees overlooking Lane Cove River.  We have also seen some lovely weddings here.

Facilities available:

  • Children’s play equipment
  • Electric BBQ facilities
  • Picnic seating
  • Parking (on-street in Stuart Street)

There are no toilets, however, there are some located a short walk to Aquatic Park, near Longueville public wharf.

Stringybark Creek Reserve – Murray Street Lane Cove North

The park accessed in Murray Street is a shaded, grassed area with tall trees.


  • BBQ facilities
  • Children’s play equipment (Murray Street)
  • Cricket nets
  • Picnic facilities

A tennis practice wall is also on-site. There is limited access to on-street parking. Popular bushwalks can take you along Stringybark Creek, starting from this Reserve.

So that is our pick of the top 6 parks.  Which park is your favourite?  Which park would you add to the list?

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