The area has four National Parks: Ravensbourne and Crows Nest, with walking tracks, picnic spots and impressive lookouts; and two small former Forest Reserves: Geham and Hampton.
Lakes Cooby, Cressbrook and Perseverance are ideal locations for water sport activities, camping, fishing and boating. For those who wish to keep their feet dry, there are picnic areas, walking tracks and birding locations.
There are 3 trails, with a brief description of the habitat, how to get there (with GPS readings) and the name of a few of the birds you might find there.
Peacehaven; Charles and Motee Rogers Bushland Reserve; Bullockys Rest; Hartmann Park, Peacehaven Botanic Park, Davidson Arboretum, Perseverance Reserve.
Bicentennial National Trail; Fitch's Feats.
Tourist Drive 2.
Walks, Water and Fragrance
Peace, Chicolates and Flowers
These trails are on public roads, mostly gravel or formed earth. Some are in poor condition. A high clearance vehicle or 4WD is recommended.
There are many short and long walks in the parks and reserves of the Crows Nest Highfields District.