NOTICE OF FIRE BAN: The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) has issued a statewide TOTAL FIRE BAN for today Wednesday 15 August 2018. This means no fires out in the open and all fire permits are suspended. Please report any fires quickly to 000. Visit to find out more.

Western Sydney Parklands

Shale Hills

Shale Hills is a quiet, low-key area, with a variety of sealed walking loops and cycle tracks leading to a wetland and dam viewing area.

 Entrance Entries to Shale Hills are at Moondarra Drive, Carmichael Drive, Mannow Ave, Twenty Third Ave, and Thirty Second Ave, West Hoxton, NSW.

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What's at Shale Hills?

Shelters: There are no shelters at Shale Hills. If you wish to hire a shelter, visit Hire a Venue for information about shelters at other Western Sydney Parklands locations.

Barbecues: There are no electric barbecues here, but BYO portable gas barbecues are allowed throughout the area.

Barbecues are not permitted during a TOTAL FIRE BAN.

Parking: There is no formal parking at this site. On-street parking can be found in surrounding streets near park entries. 

Special Features

Walking and Cycling Track: A walking loop and sealed cycle track make Shale Hills a top spot for an active outing.

Amphitheatre: The four-tiered amphitheatre available for use by all visitors is popular as an outdoor educational space. The amphitheatre is used on a first-come, first-served basis.


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