Crosslands Reserve Camping Area

Private Campground - New South Wales


Crosslands Reserve is located within Berowra Valley National Park.  Crosslands picnic and camping areas may be closed during periods of total fire bans, flooding and extreme weather at short notice. For information on park closure for Crosslands please contact Hornsby Shire Council on 9847 6666.

Access is from a 2.5km gravel road at the end of Somerville Road, Hornsby Heights, or by foot along the Benowie Walking Track which forms part of the Great North walk.

The access road to Crosslands Reserve is locked from 5:30pm - 8:00am (EST) and 7:30pm - 8:00am (EDST), a key can be arranged if access is required outside of these times. 

Please note: dogs are NOT permitted in Crosslands Reserve

Camping at Crosslands Reserve is in a beautiful, natural bushland setting and limited facilities are available i.e. there are no showers and there is no power.

Campers may be asked to vacate Crosslands at short notice during periods of total fire bans, flooding and extreme weather. It is the park users responsibility to make alternative arrangements during these periods. Campers are advised to check weather conditions and fire warnings prior to entering the park. 

It is not suitable for caravans, trailers or campervans and is not located close to public transport and shops.

Bookings for camping at Crosslands Reserve can now be done online. Please see their website to check availability and/or book. 

Things to do

  • Picnicking and barbeques

  • Bushwalking

  • Camping (bookings required - an adult over the age of 18 must be present at all times for the duration of camping bookings). Additional information is provided below. 

  • Fishing

  • Canoeing

  • Bike riding

  • Nature observation


  • Electric barbecues - free

  • Toilets

  • Parking

  • Children's playground and bicycle track

  • Track head for The Great North Walk

  • Picnic shelters

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