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Tag: Hidden Gems

Here is a list of all the parks and playgrounds we have reviewed that are hidden gems. They are mostly tucked away behind houses or on quiet suburban streets and generally not well known with something special about them. If you happen upon them it is usually by chance…or thanks to ParraParents! And for our top 30 hidden gems, see here.

Balaka Falls and Bushwalks in Hunts Creek Reserve | Carlingford

Balaka Falls is up there with Lake Parramatta as a wonderful, hidden natural gem in the City of Parramatta. There are short and medium length bushwalks...

Boronia Park – Shaded Great Playground, Gardens and More | Epping

A visit to Boronia Park should be a real delight for babies through to early primary school kids, and us parents - well it...

Lake Parramatta Reserve – Swimming, Bushwalks, Playground, Cafe | North Parramatta

If you have driven along James Ruse Drive you will have gone passed Lake Parramatta, probably without realising that there is a beautiful bush...

Putney Park – Toddler Pools, Big Slides, Playgrounds | Putney

Putney Park is a beautiful park along the Parramatta river. It's no wonder it's a local favourite for family gatherings, with lovely views of...

George Thornton Reserve – Regional Playground | West Pennant Hills

For us, George Thornton Reserve is the total package. Large fenced playground with nature play, walking track around the ovals that is good for...

Mobbs Lane Reserve – Neighbourhood Playground, Bushwalk | Epping

I had driven along Mobbs Lane plenty of times without ever noticing the small sign stating Playground. It was only when a friend mentioned...

Charles Herbert Reserve – Hidden Neighbourhood Playground | Northmead

You could live on Whitehaven Road and still not know that Charles Herbert Reserve exists. You access it down a grassed path in between...

Cox Park – Gardens, Sportsfields, Playground | Carlingford

Cox Park is located next to and behind the Carlingford Sports Club (or Carlo Bowlo as it is commonly known as). It’s a large...

Cavanstone Park – Brickyard Park | Eastwood Brickworks

It’s likely that you have all driven past the two large smokestacks between Eastwood and Epping. Well guess what? There is a great playground...

Kim Rutherford Reserve – Fenced Neighbourhood Playground | Epping

Kim Rutherford Reserve is tucked away in a suburban street, surrounded by houses. It is a cute park to visit with toddlers and preschoolers...
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