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Simmos Beach

Simmos Beach has been a local favourite for generations and makes for a perfect day out.

There is a large playground for kids to enjoy and enough barbeques and tables for everyone to have a peaceful lunch.

Visitors can explore the reserve along one of its many walking trails. There are a range of trails for different ages and fitness levels, from 500 m to 1.5km. Don’t forget to take the camera so you can snap pictures of some endangered wildlife!

You can enjoy scenic views of the Georges River from the timber deck. A stairwell also allows you to easily access Simmos Beach. Here you can sit on the white sand and absorb the beauty keeps visitors coming back year after year.

The Reserve is home to a number of vulnerable and endangered ecological communities including:

  • Sandstone Shale Transition Forest
  • Hinterland Sandstone Gully Forest
  • Sandstone Riparian Scrub
  • Coastal Sandstone Ridgetop Woodland.

There are also a number of threatened flora and fauna in the reserve:

  • Persoonia nutans (Nodding Geebung)
  • Pterostylis saxicola (Sydney Plains Greenhood Orchid)
  • Hibbertia puberula
  • Grevillea parviflora subsp parviflora (Small-flower Grevillea)
  • Acacia pubescens  (Downy Wattle)
  • Little lorikeet
  • Grey-headed flying fox

Things to do

  • Bird Watching
  • Bushwalking
  • Canoeing
  • Dog Walking
  • Fishing
  • Picnics
  • Playground activities
  • Shared pathways (walk/cycle)
  • Swimming

Key Features

  • BBQ
  • Bushwalk trails
  • Cycleways
  • Parking
  • Picnic tables / huts
  • Play equipment
  • Public accessible facilities
  • Public toilets
  • Seats
  • Shaded structures

Additional Features

  • Walking trails: vary from 500m to 1.5km. Surfaces range from paved walkways to loose, unsealed paths.
Facility type: Bushland reservePark
-34.000019, 150.908897
, Macquarie Fields 2564
Park and Recreation
Get directions

Location: Fifth Ave, Macquarie Fields 2564. There are several parking bays off the main road into the reserve.

Transport: Bus stops are a 15 minute walk away on Evelyn St.

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