Crosslands Reserve is near Hornsby, a suburb in Sydney’s north. The camping area can be accessed by car, or by walking in via the Benowie Walking Track, part of the Great North Walk.
The reserve is set amongst beautiful peppermint gums, blackbutt, scribbly gums and blue gums.
Guided Aboriginal heritage tours
Kayaking and canoeing
Picnic Tables: Yes
Fees: $12 per adult per night, $8 per child (5-17 years) per night.
Bring your own drinking water and fuel stove.
How to get there:
The reserve is located at the end of Somerville Road, Hornsby Heights. There is no public transport to the reserve.
Car: From the city, head north across the bridge or through the tunnel, and follow the signs to exit the freeway to Hornsby. The route will take you onto the Pacific Highway. Follow the highway north to Hornsby and turn left onto Galston Road, and then right onto Somerville Road at Hornsby Heights. Follow this road all the way to the reserve. The access road to Crosslands Reserve is locked from 5:30pm – 8am (EST) and 7:30pm – 8am (EDST).
It is best to book ahead for this camping site.
Hornsby Shire Council
Phone: (02) 9847 6791