Snapshot

  • Self-guided Walks


    Staying fit and healthy is just a walk in the Park! Download our free Centennial Park walking apps - available for Apple and Android smartphones. More info and download links here.

  • Swamp Closures


    Lachlan Swamp will close on days above 36C to minimise disturbance to the Flying Foxes. There will be no access to visitors.

  • Centennial Park History Book


    Our great new book on the history of Centennial Park is now on sale, and can be ordered online. Great gift idea. More info.

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Memorials and Gates

In days gone by, statues graced the nooks and crannies of many picturesque locations of the Centennial Park as sculpture was integrated into its fabric. Reliefs on gates and memorials added an artistic and classical element to the Park and also reflected values in society.

All eight sets of entrance gates into Centennial Park were built between 1887 and 1900. With their massive carved stone pillars and ornate design, the Paddington Gates are the most imposing.

Sandstone gateways at Moore Park pre-date the gates of Centennial Park, however only the thin ornate pillars of these gates remain today.

In this section you will find information on: