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Hawthorne Canal Reserve

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Great flat walking path, that goes from Marion St to the Bay Walk. There is play equipment... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Sacha L
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Worth a visit

I live near the Hawthorn canal but had never ventured across the light rail tracks until a daughter... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Lyn B
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Darley Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Great flat walking path, that goes from Marion St to the Bay Walk. There is play equipment, bbq’s,tennis courts, basketball courts, and toilets on one side and a off leash dog park, cafe and light rail station on the other side of the canal.

Thank Sacha L
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I live near the Hawthorn canal but had never ventured across the light rail tracks until a daughter led me to the great kids park. Fantastic play equipment keep all 3 kids happy for hours. Last week I again ventured a walk incorporating the car...More

Thank Lyn B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a great public space with play equipment (for kids), walking paths and an off the leash park if you want to take your dog somewhere for a run. What's nice is that within the dog park there's a cafe and seating, so you...More

Thank Craig_Tapper
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Have been going to this park for over 10 years. Great place for your dog's, plenty of room for the dogs to run, and a good place to meet up with friends for a coffee.

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We bring our doggie here regularly. There is a non-dog park side as well. But the dog side is clearly fenced off. Cafe Bones there is really good. Never had a bad experience here. Very casual! Loving dogs is a must if you come over...More

Thank Catherine F
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We come here on regular walks either with or without dog/rest of family. There are always people around but not too many as with the bay run. There is park on either side of the canal. One side has the tram stop, off-leash dog park...More

1  Thank busymum2016
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This is by far the favourite place for Dave and monkey our two pups. Not only do they get to check their Pee-Mail and sniff some butts but they might even get a puppacino at Bones Café. Then its off to chase some tail at...More

Thank Raaz S
Reviewed 18 June 2016

As others have said, an amazing area for dog owners to meet and sociable dogs to meet and play. Cafe Bones (leash-free cafe) in the middle of it all is a great idea. Obviously with all the dogs it pays to just be aware of...More

Thank casandlisa
Reviewed 9 April 2016

It's good that Sydney has an off-leash dog park in the inner-west. And it's good that there is a grassed reserve alongside this Leichhardt stretch of the Hawthorne Canal. Before the canal existed there was a natural tributary of the Parramatta River. One nineteenth-century name...More

1  Thank Alys-Schatzi
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

A great place much of the time: That is, when owners at least attempt to control and take responsibility for antisocial behaviours of their dogs ...and themselves. Most dogs and owners are good, but the unpredictable bad really ruin the place. A shame because the...More

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