Annie Wyatt Park
Location & Description
Annie Wyatt Reserve is located in Palm Beach and overlooks the ocean. Rock Bath Road provides easy access to this small perched Reserve. The Reserve occupies 0.7 hectares. View location on map
Environmental Projects in the Area
Walking Tracks & Access
Residents walk from the Rock Bath Road entry and pathway through the Reserve to gain access to their dwellings. The Reserve is signposted and has bollards along the roadway. The ocean views and enclosing bush create a relaxing environment and the Reserve is frequently used by locals.
The vegetation in Annie Wyatt Reserve is a type of Sydney Sandstone Ridgetop Woodland. The dominant species are Broad-leaved White Mahogany (Eucalyptus umbra) and Red Bloodwood. Scribbly Gum (E. haemastoma) is also present.
Important habitat features in this Reserve are its diverse thick shrub and groundcover layers and rocky outcrops. These make Annie Wyatt Reserve a small refuge for resident species such as skinks as well as providing nectar for passing honeyeaters and nocturnal species such as micro-bats. Long-nosed Bandicoot diggings are present in the Reserve.
- Annie Wyatt Reserve conserves a small sample of bushland in a similar condition to that when the area was first settled
- it contributes to the landscape quality of Palm Beach
- it provides panoramic views to the ocean in an urban bushland setting
- it provides habitat for a range of native fauna species in the context of urban bushland in the Pittwater area and forms part of a movement corridor for fauna
- it is an educational resource and a contact point with nature for residents
- it allows urban residents to undertake informal recreational pursuits in a coastal bushland setting