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Border Ranges National Park

From Kyogle, journey north along the Summerland Way approx 13kms to Wiangaree. Here you turn right in Lynches Creek Rd, observing the signs to the Border Ranges National Park. Access includes some gravel roads. A World Heritage Listed rainforest, the Border Ranges lies on the New South Wales/Queensland border. It encompasses 31,729 hectares of scenic […]

September 21, 2017

Koreelah National Park

Koreelah National Park, in the north of NSW near the Queensland border, protects one of the state’s western-most rainforest areas. Pockets of World Heritage rainforest hug steep slopes below Acacia Plateau and Mount Wilson. There is a camping facility located on a small grassy area beside the Koreela Creek. How to get there—This park is […]

Mebbin National Park

Mebbin shares its western boundary with Border Ranges National Park and forms part of the rim of the Mt Warning volcano. Mebbin National Park was created in 1999 and in 2003 the former Wollumbin State Forest was protected as Wollumbin National Park and State Conservation area. This park is near… Murwillumbah (35 km) Best car […]

Moore Park Nature Reserve

This tiny reserve is not part of the area of the ‘Big Scrub’ but is all that remains of an area once known as Boyd’s Scrub. Several stands of gallery rainforest, including black bean and silky oak, provide habitat for a large colony of grey-headed flying-foxes and endangered black flying-foxes. It is the most important […]

Mount Warning National Park

World Heritage-listed Mount Warning (Wollumbin) is the remnant central plug of an ancient volcano. Wollumbin is the aboriginal name for the Mt Warning mountain complex. It is a sacred place of great significance to the people of the Bundjalung Nation. It is a traditional place of cultural lore, initiation and spiritual education. The name Mt […]

Nightcap National Park

The lush World Heritage-listed rainforest of Nightcap National Park was preserved by a determined group of conservationists in the 1980’s. The Mt Nardi and Minyon Falls areas are easily accessible by car and offer breathtaking views. The Nightcap National Park and Whian Whian State conservation Area are situated in far north-eastern NSW between Lismore & […]

Richmond Range National Park

Richmond Range National Park is accessed by travelling west from Casino on the Bruxner Highway towards the small village of Mallanganee. Before reaching the village and at the top of the Mallanganee Range a sign post will direct you the National Park. It may also be accessed in dry weather by travelling west from Kyogle […]

Tooloom National Park

Tooloom National Park encompasses the Tooloom Scrub, which is listed as part of the World Heritage ‘Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves of Australia’. Tooloom takes its name from the nearby local landmark of Tooloom Falls. The aboriginal word for Tooloom is ‘Dooloomi’, which means headlice and relates to the aboriginal story of the falls. Tooloom Falls […]

Toonumbar National Park

Toonumbar National Park is located in the Richmond Range and contains two World Heritage listed rain forests, the Murray Scrub and the Dome Mountain Forest. The region is noted for its unique and complex natural environment which protects several species of threatened plants and animals. Afterlee Road from Kyogle provides the most reliable access for […]