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Blackbutt Forest Reserve

Location: Blackbutt Forest Reserve, Shellharbour Road, Shellharbour NSW 2529
Phone: 02 4221 6111

Blackbutt Reserve is the largest natural bushland reserve in the Illawarra, covering 250 acres. The Reserve is a key feature of Shellharbour and is the last remaining viable remnant of coastal plain forest in the Illawarra.

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Description

This is the largest natural bushland reserve in the Illawarra, covering 250 acres. The Reserve is a key feature of Shellharbour and is the last remaining viable remnant of coastal plain forest between Clifton and Berry.

Location: There are three points of access to the Reserve. Shellharbour Road, Shellharbour Blackbutt Way, Barrack Heights Wattle Road, Flinders

The Reserve is unique because of its location in the centre of an urban area, the forest contains a diversity of vegetation and wildlife. The area boasts extensive picnic and barbecue facilities as well as children's playgrounds.

All year round it is one of our area's most popular family gathering places. A feature is a marvellous open air amphitheatre depicting various Australian wildlife and fauna.

The Reserve consists of various walking trails and vast open spaces as well as picnic facilities with gas BBQ's, a cycleway, on leash designed dog areas, a children's playground and amenities.

For more a walking map of the reserve click here to download the map.

Map

The Official Site of Tourism Shellharbour

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Address: Cnr of Addison & Wentworth Sts  Shellharbour Village NSW 2529

Postal Address:  PO Box 105 Shellharbour City Centre NSW 2529

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Ph:  1300 65 6169   or  + 61 2 4221 6169

Fax:  +61 2 4221 6077

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