Blackbutt Reserve

The main entry points into the Reserve are from Carnley Avenue, and Freyberg Street (Richley Reserve entrance).

Lily Pond Picnic Area

(Entrance via Mahogany Drive, New Lambton)

This secluded area is beautiful during the summer months when the White Lily’s are in flower. Keen observers will also see an array of native wildlife including Rosellas and Eastern Water Dragons.

Facilities: Picnic tables, wood fired barbecues.

Dead Tree Picnic Area

(Entrance via Mahogany Drive, New Lambton)

This quite and tranquil location is ideal for small and intimate gatherings. Only a short walk to the car park and amenities and contains traditional wood fired barbeques and picnic tables.

Facilities: Picnic tables, wood fired barbecues, toilets at Mahogany Drive car park (opened on request).

Rainforest Area

(Entrance via Lookout Road, New Lambton Heights)

This is the perfect location for any nature lover. The restored rainforest is home to approximately 15,000 Grey-headed Flying foxes, currently listed as a vulnerable species in New South Wales. This amazing sight is a must for all Blackbutt Reserve visitors.

Facilities: Picnic tables, wood fired barbecues, two car parks. 

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For Reserve bookings please contact our friendly office staff from Monday to Friday between 8am and 3pm.

P: 4904 3344