Lane Cove National Park

Great spot for a romantic escapade, a family trip or a picnic together with friends, Lane Cove National Park is one of the best green areas in Sydney to visit to commune with nature. It boasts unique flora and fauna including rare owl and toad species, orchids and water dragons. What is more it features great walking paths, lakes, Lane Cove River flowing mesmerically into the Harbor , and great travelling infrastructure like boat rentals, making it a real gem for a fitness buff or a person keen on taking the most uplifting of selfies. Head here for an afternoon jog and keep in mind that the park is open from 9am to 6pm. What is more it is located on the Great North Walk from Sydney to Newcastle, making it a great stop for a hiker and is home to great BBQ spots.