Large village green close to the heart of Leichhardt with a phenomenal playground for kids and off leash dog walking for your pooch.

Getting To War Memorial Park, Leichhardt

Where Is It?

War Memorial Park is located in Leichhardt on the corner of Catherine Street and Moore Street. There is also foot access from Ainsworth Street. It’s east of Pioneers Memorial Park and west of Whites Creek Valley Park, and easily recognisable due to the large sign at the entrance and giant fig tree as centerpiece.


The 470 and 370 buses stop nearby. Lilyfield Light Rail is about a 5-10 minute walk away.

Bike Route

The Moore Street / Booth Street Bike route is your best option for getting around Leichhardt.


The best street address for War Memorial Park is corner of Catherine Street and Moore St
Leichhardt NSW 2040


Limited to street side parking on the streets nearby.


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Things To Do

Check Out The Epic Playground

In a suburb of incredibly playgrounds, War Memorial Park still manages to stand out. Kids will find all the standard play equipment like slides and swings, balance games and fort climb, ss well as the incredible wooden playhouse that stands out as a signature place for fun and activity.


Off and On leash Dog Walking

Dogs are free to roam off leash in the southern end of the park, while the northern end of the park is for on leash only. Dogs should be kept a safe distance from the play equipment, and there are dog tidy bags in the playground as well.


Leichhardt Blues Festival

Part of the Sunset Series, the Blues Festival in Leichhardt is held at War Memorial Park every two years. The next two events with be in April in 2018 and 2020.


  • Food

    There are a couple of cafes nearby and Norton Street is not too far away either.

  • Rubbish Bins

    There are rubbish bins in the park.

  • Toilets

    Yes, there are toilet facilities at War Memorial Park.

  • Can I take my dog?

    You can take your dog. Check signage for more details.

  • Can I lock my bike up?

    No bike lockups at this park.



Pioneers Memorial Park

Leichhardt’s central village green boasts a large playground, dog walking, events and contemplative spaces all a stone’s throw from popular Norton Street.


Whites Creek Valley Park

Serene picnic areas, bubbling creeks, a skate park, basketball court and playground all await the curious visitor to Whites Creek Valley Park.

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