Western Sydney Parklands

Sugarloaf Ridge and Moonrise Lookout

A beautiful area to stop for a breath of fresh air! Moonrise Lookout has expansive views of Western Sydney that continue as far as the eye can see to the city skyline. Sugarloaf Ridge is a lovely, elevated picnic spot with district views.

Both offer nearby tracks for bushwalking and bird watching. The Sugarloaf Loop is an easy 2km one and Moonrise Loop is a challenging 6.2kms. See digital maps for details.


Facilities at Sugarloaf Ridge:

  • Picnic shelters a few shelters and benches are available at Sugarloaf Ridge for people to use free of charge on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis.
  • See hire a picnic shelter for nearby facilities you can book for special occasions or large groups.
  • BYO barbecues – see details below.

General info:

  • Access from Saxon Road, Abbotsbury. See a map of the Parklands.
  • There is no carpark but you’ll find plenty of on-street parking on Border Road at the Sugarloaf Ridge entry.
  • Toilets including accessible facilities, are available.
  • Portable gas barbecues can be used.
  • Heat bead and coal barbecues must NOT be used anywhere in the Parklands.
  • If there’s a Total Fire Ban only the Parklands’ electric barbecues can be used.
  • If you need assistance you can contact our office or a ranger.

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