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Manly Dam

Manly Warringah War Memorial State Park – known as Manly Dam, has a wonderful diversity of flora and fauna, including a number of threatened species. It’s great for picnics by the water and is renowned for mountain biking and water skiing. Manly Dam’s network of bush tracks are great for exploring.

Remembrance Day and Anzac Day ceremonies are held at the Cenotaph, in Section One.

Pay and Display Parking fees apply at Manly Dam, Northern Beaches permit holders exempted.

Please note: Dogs are not permitted in the picnic areas, the internal road, carparks, or the water at any time. Dogs, on a leash, may be walked on the bushland tracks which can be accessed at various external (outside of the picnic area) entry points.

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St Ives Showground

St Ives Showground is Ku-ring-gai’s largest sports and recreation venue with equestrian and dog training rings, soccer field, BMX riding facilities, BBQs and picnic tables. It plays host to numerous events throughout the year, from community markets to dressage competitions, and is also the venue for the annual St Ives Show.

St Ives Showground is situated on the edge of natural bushland, providing a refuge for wildlife, and forms part of the Duffys Forest endangered ecological community.

Camping is not allowed at the showground. Try Lane Cove River Tourist Park or search the National Parks website for campgrounds.

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