Chain of Ponds Reserve follows the course of Currency Creek from Stannix Park Road, Ebenezer, New South Wales to its confluence with Chain of Ponds Creek near Argents Road, Wilberforce. Facilities within the reserve include a picnic shelter, walking track and interpretive signage.
The reserve was notified for the purpose of public recreation on 10 November 1978 and was formerly a water supply reserve notified on the 8 November 1895.
Cathy McHardy July 2021
The walking track follows the course of Currency Creek and then Chain of Ponds Creek for about 2 kilometres emerging near Argents Road. Commencing in thick grassland, the path climbs slowing onto a rocky shelf from which views of the ‘chain of ponds’ may be seen through the trees.
View from the rock ledge of the chain-of-ponds on Currency Creek. Cathy McHardy July 2021
The path then continues through shale sandstone transition forest where species such as Acacia, Persoonia, Eucalypt, Lomandra and Pimelea may be seen.
Track winding its way through grasslands and open forest. Cathy McHardy July 2021
The reserve is managed by Hawkesbury City Council - see HCC Draft Generic Plan of management https://www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0016/6307/Parks_POM.pdf
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