Jubilee Park/Federal Park, Glebe

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Sydney, Australia
Jubilee Park/Federal Park, Glebe
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The first thing that strikes you when you walk into Jubilee Park/Federal Park are the birds singing a thousand melodies from their perches in the giant Moreton Bay fig trees. Colorful lorikeets nestle in nooks in the trees. A waterfront walkway leads past views of glistening blue water and the Sydney Harbor bridge in the distance framed by the closer cabled Anzac Bridge. Rozelle Bay's container terminal is the least-pretty part of the view, reminding of this area's industrial past. Dogs happily roam leash-free, while families fish at the water's edge, and joggers bounce along past rows of Canary Island palms. Lovers kiss on the benches at sunset, when the water sparkles orange-pink. A bridge leads over a canal, near the cricket fields. Kids play happily at a playground called Smith Park, under the Moreton Bay fig trees.
From Jubilee Park/ Federal Park, you have several options. You can catch the tram (light rail) back to the city center from the tram station just above the cricket fields. Or you can continue walking east to beautiful Blackwattle Bay Park with its views of the Sydney Tower and white skyscrapers. Or walk uphill on Glebe Point Rd to have a coffee and pastry at one of the bakeries, or grab some groceries at the little fruit shop before you head home. What a nice life!

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Bike riding at Jubilee Park.

The park fills up on the weekend.

Enjoying a sunny Sydney day.

Canal lined with palms.

Palm at the end of the canal.

Cute bird.

Bridge over the canal.

Row of palms.

A paradise!

Rainbow parrots perched in a tree.

Old-fashioned merry-go-round.

See-saw and play structure.

Tree roots.

Kids enjoy the merry-go-round.

Kisses with a view...

A kiss at Jubilee Park.

Gorgeous tree in golden light.

Canary palms along the canal.

Directions

Jubilee Park/Federal Park is located at the end of Glebe Point Rd. Walk down the hill and to the left (west) and you will be in the park. You can park your car at the end of Glebe Point Rd.
Or catch the light rail (tram) toward Lilyfield and get off at the Jubilee Park station.

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