Burns Bay Reserve – A Great Place for a Picnic

Where is Burns Bay Reserve?

Burns Bay Reserve Lane Cove is accessed via Kooyong Road, off Riverview Street, Lane Cove.  It is a peaceful spot by the water with playground and sports grounds.

Burns Bay Reserve Facilities

Burns Bay Reserve has a boat ramp which is inaccessible at low tide.


Toilet:  Yes and change rooms.
BBQ’s: Not at the moment – there were some BBQ’s but Sydney Water is doing some work so access to the BBQ has been removed.
Shade: No shade clothes or pavilions, however there is plenty of shade as the trees are all mature.
Water Bubblers: Yes
Coffee Facilities: No – however ITC recommends that you stop at the Riverview Shops before going to the park
Parking: Yes


Play Equipment They is a flying fox, swings and other play equipment.
Sportsground Facilities: Burns Bay Reserve is a large flat area.  Soccer is played on the ground during winter. There is a basketball hoop and practice tennis wall.  The playground area is located near the sports area.

Stunning Water Views

If you want to relax and take in water views, Burns Bay Reserve has a beautiful view. You can also feed the ducks ( but not bread as that is not good for ducks).

Playground Equipment


Yes – these toilets have seen better days.

Free Film Screening

From time to time the Lane Cove Council holds free film at the Reserve.  The next one is on ​Friday 9 November, 6:00pm – 7:45pm when they will screen Ponyo.

In a small town by the sea lives five year-old Sosuke, high on a cliff overlooking the Inland Sea. One morning while playing on the rocky beach below his house, he discovers a goldfish named Ponyo, her head stuck in a jam jar… what follows is an amazing underwater adventure for all ages…

This is a free event, no bookings required.

Visit www.lanecove.nsw.gov.au/festivals for the full Festival by the River event program as well as any wet weather updates for this event.


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