Due to the risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and acting on the advice of lead NSW and Federal health authorities Council has eased restrictions in open spaces. Up to 20 people can gather in public. You will still need to practise social distancing. View the latest updates on the evolving situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Explore the Northern Beaches and connect with nature.

Our network of walks and nature trails makes it easy for you to get off the streets and out into the wild. 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.


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



Bike tracks

It’s a rapidly growing sport and Northern Beaches Council is committed to providing a range of off-road bike paths for beginners and advanced ...

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.
Stony Range

Parks and reserves

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


In line with Government health advice and to maintain public health, all playgrounds are closed until further notice.

Walking trails

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