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Lake Parramatta Reserve

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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A suburban oasis

When you do the loop walk around the lake, you could be on a bushwalk absolutely anywhere in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
shaz1662
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Sydney, Australia
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Day trip with picnic

Beautiful spot but not a vey good family swimming area. We didn't stay long. Great for canoeing... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Dbgill
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you do the loop walk around the lake, you could be on a bushwalk absolutely anywhere in Australia! It’s quiet, peaceful & beautiful. The lake is calming & the track easy to traverse. You would not believe you were in the middle of suburban...More

Thank shaz1662
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful spot but not a vey good family swimming area. We didn't stay long. Great for canoeing and lovely spots for compitent swimmers. I think it would be amazing if the council made a small man made beach and cleared some rocks to make it...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

What a great place for a day out amd so close to Parramatta. Picnic facilities are excellent but on a sunny day would be crowded. Nice cafe seeving average to good food and clean toilets. The walking track around the lake is where you can...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Nice place for a picnic, swim or a bushwalk. The walk is a little strenuous so bring some water.the dam is cool as well, have a look

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Reviewed 26 August 2015

You could be absolutely anywhere in Australia when you're in the middle of this walk. Except for the faint hum of nearby traffic noise,the area is beautifully peaceful & well forested.A must is the circuit walk around the lake which takes about an hour at...More

Thank shaz1662
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Reviewed 2 July 2015

Paradise in the middle of Parramatta - a WONDERFUL place to walk your dog - there are 3 trails of varying length - 1.5km and 2.5 km and 4.5km - dogs had a ball so did the humans. Dogs must be on a lead, as...More

Thank Malleerev
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

This is a lovely reserve in suburbia that I didn't know existed until I found it on tripadvisor. There is a central area with parking and a picnic/bbq area, toilets and children playground. There is a little cafe there too. It was very busy on...More

Thank angie_robyn
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

This beautiful spot is an oasis and has been brought back to pristine condition to the point of allowing swimming with lifeguards during the summer months. You can just sit and take in the beautiful outlook with the sounds of birds, tackle the lovely bush...More

Thank Liz S
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Reviewed 11 April 2015

Lovely park next to the Dam. It is quite peaceful, even though it is only a stones throw from the Cumberland Highway and James Ruse Drive. You can wander around the lake and under the dam - we saw possums - or feed the ducks....More

Thank Joseph L
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Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

Parramatta lake is a great spot to relax for the weekend and to unwind from a big week at work. There is plenty of parking, and the lake itself is quite nice to look at. There is a great running track around the lake but...More

Thank Smarxmn
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