Final stage of lagoon trail opens to the public

March 7, 2015 by  

Those in Brookvale, New South Wales , have a new eco-friendly tourist attraction on their doorstep.

Warringah Council has announced the opening of the Narrabeen Lagoon Trail, which is expected to become a popular northern beaches destination for locals and visitors alike.

The attraction has been developed with an aim to provide easy access with minimal environmental disruption, according to a council spokesman.

The project spanned several stages that began with a bridge across Deep Creek, and the establishment of a boardwalk that extends over sensitive environmental terrain along the foreshore.

The boardwalk’s design has already been applauded, with the project being awarded the Sydney Greenspace Award by the NSW Minister for Planning and Infrastructure.

The second stage involving upgrades to Middle Creek Reserve were completed in 2012. The improvements included a new launch bay for watercraft, new picnic facilities, shelters, signage and barbeques, dedicated trailer and parking areas, and safer entry for people via the Wakehurst Parkway.

The establishment of two steel bridges over Deep Creek and Middle Creek, along the area near the Cromer Golf Club and Sydney’s Academy of Sport and Recreation, is the latest stage of the trail to be completed.

Providing an ideal setting to be close to the area’s natural environment, the Narrabeen Lagoon Trail is also expected to be a popular choice for future postcard printing in Brookvale and surrounding areas, as well as providing an iconic tourist facility, according to the spokesman.