Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

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Rugged wilderness
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Gum tree
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Ant Hill
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Sulphur crested parrot
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Parrot leaving the tree
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Lizard in learning center
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Gibberagong mangrove boardwalk with school children
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Another colorful bird
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Emu
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Cowan Creek from Bobbin Head Road
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Cowan Creek again
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More of Cowan Creek
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Pittwater Bay
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Pittwater Bay
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Pittwater Bay
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West Head Lookout
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West Head Lookout
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West Head Lookout
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Echidna Aboriginal art site (not the foot print)
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Close-up of engraving
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Manly Beach - returning to city
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Sidney Harbour mouth
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Rugged shoreline on North Head to Sydney Harbor
 

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park covers 150 sq km (60 sq mi) of sandstone bushland at the mouth of the Hawkesbury River, 24km (15mi) north of Sydney. The park has over 100km (62mi) of shoreline, plenty of forest and wildlife, and some magnificent Aboriginal rock art. Elevated parts of the park offer superb views across Pittwater towards the northernmost suburbs of Sydney.

The park was created in 1894.  It was the second national park to be established in Sydney.  It offers walking and hiking trails, limited camping, boating, horse riding, picnic areas and a youth hostel that can be accessed only by foot, ferry or water taxis.

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