Changes to outdoor exercise
There are currently restrictions on outdoor gatherings and exercise. Please check the greater Sydney restrictions page on the NSW government website for the most up to date information.

View the latest updates and restrictions on the evolving situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Council is working to make it safer and more convenient to get around with the Connecting Northern Beaches project delivering a continuous path from Palm Beach to Manly.

Explore our network of walks and nature trails. It's easy for you to get off the streets and out into the wild connecting with nature.

We are also very lucky to have three National Parks on our doorstep - Ku-ring-gai Chase National ParkGarigal National Park and Sydney Harbour National Park.


Hold a public, private or commercial event at one of our picturesque parks. Find out about booking information


Cycling and mountain biking

Whether it's short trips to work, the shops or the beach, getting fit, connecting with nature, mountain biking or exploring the Northern Beaches - ...

Dog parks

Your best friend can let off steam in one of the Northern Beaches unleashed exercise areas.


From beautiful flowers and natives to see, to fresh produce to cultivate, gardens are a lovely past-time to enjoy.

Horse trails

There are lots of places to enjoy horse riding in Ku-ring-gai Chase and Garigal National Parks, as well as numerous private arenas.

Parks and Reserves list

You'll be amazed by the wonderful green spaces you can find in the local area!


Our playgrounds have something for every child.

Walking trails

The Northern Beaches is a great place to explore on foot with walking trails all over the area.