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Lake Parramatta Reserve

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Lackey Street, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
+61 2 9806 5050
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Family Friendly Park

This is a good place to go for a picnic or play with the kids. It has been here for years. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kirssten
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Sydney, Australia
Badly maintained , disgusting

Whole place is badly maintained, rubbish all over, walking track lack of maintained too, water... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
James C
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Melbourne, Australia
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  • Average8%
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Travelers talk about
“bush walk” (16 reviews)
“the reserve” (10 reviews)
“hidden gem” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Lackey Street, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
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+61 2 9806 5050
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"bush walk"
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"the reserve"
in 10 reviews
"hidden gem"
in 11 reviews
"life guards"
in 5 reviews
"quiet spot"
in 4 reviews
"mountain biking"
in 3 reviews
"paddle boats"
in 3 reviews
"hour walk"
in 3 reviews
"natural bushland"
in 3 reviews
"water supply"
in 3 reviews
"picnic facilities"
in 3 reviews
"city life"
in 3 reviews
"great place for a picnic"
in 3 reviews
"on duty"
in 4 reviews
"nice cafe"
in 2 reviews
"small section"
in 2 reviews
"fitness levels"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place to go for a picnic or play with the kids. It has been here for years. The water doesn’t look very nice to swim in, though you can if you want. I would recommend canoeing instead. The parks for kids...More

Thank Kirssten
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

Whole place is badly maintained, rubbish all over, walking track lack of maintained too, water smelly. Not to mention the area is dangerous, have had a few crime happening around the park. Whole park is not scenic, not worth visiting

Thank James C
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Ive been here a few times now and have been bringing people along to enjoy this lovely tranquil family friendly park. We did the bush walk of the entire circuit around the lake which was enjoyable and gave us a good workout. The circuit is...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Supervised swimming enclosure (on weekends) but muddy and slippery at entry points then very deep except in close to shore.

Thank barbarajbryan
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

What a nice relaxing way to spent Easter Monday. Watching the ducks on the water. The parklands are expansive with plenty of facilities

Thank sharko1961
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Close to Sydney’s second CBD, Parramatta, but seems like a long way from anywhere. Freshwater lake, convict built dam, row boats, fresh air, moderately aerobic walk through the bush around the lake circuit and a great cafe at the start/end.

Thank Greg E
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

There is a lot of parking, but it can be hard to find space on really hot days or during school holidays. It is a great place for a picnic breakfast, so take some food and drink and let the day start peacefully.

1  Thank Paul S
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Reviewed January 26, 2018

Lake Parramatta Reserve is an original area of land that has been preserved and returned to pristine status, and is actually located in North Parramatta - NOT to be confused with Parramatta Park (in the center of Parramatta). Lots to do: paddle boat hire, swimming,...More

Thank ScorpioIRC
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

If it's a hot summer's day and you need to cool down, I recommend Lake Parramatta. Great for the whole family with lifeguards on duty in summer. Just some advice to be careful when entering lake to go into water as the rocks are extremely...More

Thank tahlia4204
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

The park has a good walk roughly 1 hour, BBQ facilities shaded grounds, a cafe and is well maintained

Thank Kezza1956
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lorry l
May 6, 2018|
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Response from Greg E | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can!
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Kathleen L
November 20, 2017|
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Response from Noel G | Reviewed this property |
I’ve not done the full loop but would expect you would be better in a pair of trail shoes.
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bill0012016
October 24, 2017|
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Response from sheetal j | Reviewed this property |
There is heaps of parking there. You drive into the reserve and lots of parking few seconds and few minutes away. Parking is also free.
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