Central Gardens Nature Reserve

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Central Gardens Nature Reserve
Type Garden, fauna, wildlife park, nature reserve
Location Merrylands, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Coordinates 33°49′51.95″S 150°57′45.14″E / 33.8310972°S 150.9625389°E / -33.8310972; 150.9625389Coordinates: 33°49′51.95″S 150°57′45.14″E / 33.8310972°S 150.9625389°E / -33.8310972; 150.9625389
Area 12 hectares (30 acres)
Opened 1976
Owned by Holroyd City Council
Status Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday
Website www.holroyd.nsw.gov.au

The Central Gardens Nature Reserve, also called Central Gardens, is a garden and a natural oasis[citation needed] in Merrylands, New South Wales, Australia[1][2][3]

Located between Merrylands Rd, Paton St and Cumberland Hwy in Merrylands, NSW.

This 12ha of natural bushland with walkways, boardwalk, fountains, ornamental lake system and wildlife sanctuary can be enjoyed by all the family. Dogs not permitted as the Park is a Nature Reserve.

A popular venue for wedding photos and company picnics. Yarrabee and Pinaroo areas can be hired for those large family or company picnics. Bookings through Holroyd City Council. Wheelchair access is available and concrete paths meander throughout the park. With a hot water tank, sink, toilets, BBQs, picnic tables, play equipment, grassed area for sports and lots of shady trees, Kangaroos, Emus and an Aviary to keep you entertained. There is a Ranger on duty and he wanders through to park, there is no office.

Access from Merrylands Rd and Paton St to carparks with street parking in Paton St. The Tennis courts need to be pre booked.

Established in 1976, Central Gardens, a reclaimed brick pit, has everything you need to have an enjoyable day out. This park is a hidden Jewel of the local area.

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