Cowan Creek

Tidal tributary of the Hawkesbury River, which is almost entirely within Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.

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Apple Tree Bay

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2008

Named in 1832, Apple Tree Bay became a popular swimming and boating spot by the early twentieth century.

Cowan Creek

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2008

The area that became Cowan Creek remained undisturbed by white colonists until the 1880s. Soon after, much of the catchment became part of the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, as it remains.