Lizard Log Park + Playground in Western Sydney Parklands

 

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Giant swing with merry-go-round behind

Lizard Log is a terrific venue for Sydney families, it is part of the enormous Western Sydney Parklands.

There is a delightful natural playground which has excellent equipment. Plus there are many large shelters and BBQs. Lizard Log makes a terrific place for get togethers with families and friends. But the kids will also enjoy coming for a play at any time!

There’s now a cafe on site too. What more could we want?!

Lizard log park playground play equipment

The cafe by the playground, open daily except Mondays

 

Where is Lizard Log Park + Playground? 

Western Sydney Regional Park, Cnr Cowpasture Road and the Horsley Drive, Horsley Park NSW 2164

Here’s a Google map showing exactly there this lovey space is.

 

Lizard log park playground play equipment

Lots of timber balancing beams here

This is spacious playground with equipment located in a natural bushy setting over a couple of sections.  There are lots of wooden structures to clamber around and play on, with sand softfall beneath. This is a terrific spot for messy play.

The equipment here includes:

  • large flying foxes
  • giant swings
  • big slide with climbing wall
  • disc merry-go-round
  • sand diggers
  • wooden balance beams
  • water play feature
Lizard log park playground slide

The slide and climbing wall

 

The combination of cool play equipment and the natural bushland settings makes this a very special place.

There are no pieces of equipment ideal for toddlers, parents may need to help them play on the equipment.

There are plenty of tracks and paths which are suitable for walking, great for strollers and for bikes and trikes too.The path is 2.5 kilometres long so it’s good for a stroller walk or a cycle for older children.

There are lots of cycle paths throughout Western Sydney Parklands, click here for more info.

Lizard Log Park Bookings: Check out the webpage here.

Nearest coffee: Cafe on site, you will see it on the left as you drive in. But this is not the best area to park when visiting the playground.

Toilets: Yes up hill by BBQs and shelters, there are two large toilet blocks.

Shade: Some

Enclosed: No, but safely far from the road

Mum’s report: This is a great place to visit for the day, especially on a sunny winter’s day. It can get boiling in summer though, avoid midday!

Parking: Car park by the playground, it is the West Car Park, the further one from the entrance from Cowpasture Road.

Lizard log park playground

Flying Foxes at Lizard Log

This playground is well worth travelling to, you can make an excellent half day trip of it.  Or spend half a day here and then drive the short distance to the equally splendid Plough and Harrow Playground, also in the Western Sydney Parklands.

Lizard log park playground shelters

One of many shaded shelters by the BBQs

Lizard log park playground toilets

Large modern toilet block

Lizard log park playground

The lizard!

Lizard log park playground

Water pump play feature

Lizard log park playground play western sydney parklands

Sand diggers

 

This is definitely one of Sydney’s 50 Best Playgrounds, see our full list here.

For other cool playgrounds in Western Sydney, click here.

 

PS I took these photos right in the middle of a VERY hot day and there were no kids at the playground, very wisely… it can get very busy though so do chose your times carefully.

 

Posted on: November 5, 2018

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