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If you dwell in the inner west you’re pretty much honour-bound to attend a home game by the Newtown Jets, and Henson Park is surprisingly well-suited for families. It never gets seriously crowded, there’s great picnic spots, and the eastern side of the park has a steep hill perfect for rolling down. The whole area is also looking particularly nice at the moment, after undergoing some minor refurbishments to the grandstand and surrounds.

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Updated on 13 Apr 2012.

Henson Park details

Woodland Street, Marrickville 2204

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