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Pinhey Forest

The Pinhey sand dune complex extends from Woodroffe Avenue just south of the Nepean Sportsplex to the Grenfell Crescent and Burnbank Street intersection. The vegetation in Pinhey Forest was established on old post-glacial sand dunes. This unique ecosystem is home to a number of plant and animal species that can only live in well-drained, open areas with exposed, fine-grained sand.

Restoring sand dunes at Pinhey Forest

Pinhey Forest is named after the man who donated the land in 1948, with the intention that it be used to demonstrate land conservation practices. Since 2011, the NCC has been working to restore ...

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