St Thomas Rest Park - Parks, playgrounds and sportsgrounds

St Thomas Rest Park
Park, Playground

The historically significant St Thomas Rest Park is renowned for being the first  European cemetery site on Sydney's  North Shore. Nowadays, locals regularly flock here - the largest park in the densely populated Crows Nest area.    

Park features include:

  • the Sexton's Cottage, dating from around 1850, which was restored and opened as a museum in 1985
  • an interpretive history trail with signage
  • a custom, fully fenced playground with a retro theme
  • many monuments and headstones scattered around the park
  • public toilets, a bubbler
  • seats, picnic tables

Dogs are welcome but are not permitted within 10 metres of the playground. 

For exact locations of dog tidy bag dispensers, look at the dog tidy bag map.

Getting there and parking
Buses run regularly along West Street and on-street parking is available in surrounding streets.
Plan of Management