Simmo's Beach is an ideal spot for a picnic for the whole family or a short walk, either on concrete paths, or bushland tracks. On hot summer days you will find local children swimming on the sandy beach formed by the river.
The reserve includes BBQs, children's playground equipment, public toilets and extensive bushland walking trails. Wheelchair access has been provided to view the river, however the boardwalk is in need of repair and there are hills leading down to this area.
Longer walks along the river can be undertaken by experienced bush walkers, there are no paths or signage and the normal bush walking precautions should be adhered too. Access to the Holsworthy Military Reserve on the eastern side of the river is prohibited.
In general the bush land is in good repair with typical Hawkesbury Sandstone trees and flowers.
The entrance to the Reserve is on Fifth Avenue and Helicia Road, Macquarie Fields and is easily accessed on foot or by car, as parking is available within the area.