Subscribe      List an Event or Business      Invite a Writer      Write for WN      Writers      Other Locations
list an event      1 million Australian readers every month      facebook

Burragorang Valley Lookout and Picnic Area

Home > Sydney > Picnic Spots | National Parks | Free | Escape the City
by Phoebe Hackett (subscribe)
Choose the world you see - J.L.Huie
Published July 20th 2017
The Mountains Are Calling
scenic burragorang lookout, river, bushland
Scenic Burragorang Lookout

Fresh Mountain Air, Wildlife and a Stellar View

Bellbirds, Magpies and Sparrows fill the air with song, and if you're lucky, you can catch a glimpse of a Lyrebird, Bower Bird or Black Cockatoo.

river, trees
River view

Welcome to Burragorang Valley Lookout, with panoramic lake and mountain views. Lake Burragorang covers an area of 18,000 acres formerly known as Burragorang Valley, which was flooded when the Warragamba Dam was built, between 1948-1960.

In Aboriginal, 'Burragorang means 'home or place of the giant kangaroo'.

Picnic tables
One of the many picnic areas

Walk through bush tracks, taking in the history of the area or enjoy a picnic under the eucalyptus trees. There's plenty of tables and gas BBQs, plus a playground for kids.

Amenities and drinking water also available.

bbq, food, picnic
Gas BBQ's

playground, swings, slides
Playground area

While you're there, visit the nearby Wollondilly Heritage Centre, to learn more about the area. Open weekends and Public Holidays 10am-4pm

Getting There: Burragorang Road, Nattai NSW 2570. Just over an hour drive from Sydney CBD, 25-minute drive from Camden, 40-minute drive from Campbelltown.

Parking: Available at Burragorang Valley Lookout picnic area, including several designated disabled spots. Bus parking is also available.
Help us improve  Click here if you liked this article  33
Share: email  facebook  twitter
Why? Enjoy a picnic with a view
When: Daily - 8am - 5pm. Check the website before your trip as seasonal changes can alter opening times.
Phone: (02) 4632 4500
Where: Burragorang Valley Lookout
Cost: Free
Your Comment
The views look incredible!
by Chloe Doyle (score: 3|1392) 1187 days ago
nice work Phoebe
by May Cross (score: 3|7215) 1188 days ago
Articles from other cities
Top Events
Popular Articles