The Central Coast region is known for its beautiful, unspoilt beaches. Coastal forests, cliff walks and sea recreation activities will keep you busy and having fun.
You'll also spot beautiful wildflowers, and many species of Australian native animals such as Koalas, Bandicoots and birds, at many of the Central Coast's national parks.
Central Coast national parks include:
- Blue Gum Hills Regional Park
- Bouddi National Park
- Brisbane Water National Park
- Dharug National Park
- Glenrock State Conservation Area
- Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
- Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area
- Munmorah State Conservation Area
- Popran National Park
- Wallarah National Park
- Wamberal Lagoon Nature Reserve
- Watagans National Park
- Werakata National Park
- Wyrrabalong National Park
- Yengo National Park
Find out more about the national parks in the Central Coast region by clicking the link.
Foundation Projects in the Central Coast Region
Upgrading Tracks and Trails at Glenrock
In 2011, Maximum Adventure donated $2,000 to the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife to help create a sustainable mountain biking track network in Glenrock SCA.
Understanding Beautiful Maitland Bay in Bouddi National Park
The Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife is funding the upgrade and refurbishment of the Maitland Bay Information Centre. This Centre provides interpretive material so that visitors can better appreciate the unique attractions of this beautiful coastal National Park and Marine Extension. A reception area and museum with interactive and informative displays help to enrich visitors’ experiences to the area.
Growing Bouddi National Park
The Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife acquired 26 ha of high conservation value land, valued at over $400,000, to add to Bouddi National Park.
Old Great North Road Conservation Works
The Foundation funded a number of conservation projects for the World Heritage listed Old Great North Road from April 2008 until mid-2010.