Nature - Warrumbungle National Park
Whether you’re into camping, walking, birdwatching, or even astronomy, Warrumbungle National Park, near Coonabarabran in NSW, is a great place for a weekend getaway or longer holiday.
Warrumbungle National Park and surrounds
Walk to the base of the dramatic Breadknife, a 90-m slab of solidified lava, in the Warrumbungle National Park - keep a lookout for the abundant wildlife to be found here including kangaroos, emus, wallabies and koalas.
The Grand High Tops track is one of the most inspiring walks in Australia, offering spectacular views along the way. There are several excellent campsites and National Park Discovery walks, talks and tours.
Coolah Tops National Park, 30 km east of Coolah, is another fine national park to explore in this area. The park is famous for its giant grass trees, tall open forests and snow gums where widllife shelters. One of the best ways to admire this park is on the 2-km walking loop from the Barracks Camping Area.
Spectacular views of the volcanic landscape of Warrumbungle National Park await you at Whitegum lookout. Be sure to take a hamper or thermos flask with you, there are picnic tables where you can enjoy...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/warrumbungle-national-park/whitegum-lookout/lookout
Sitting at the junction of the Warrumbungle and Liverpool ranges, Coolah Tops National Park is a beautiful landscape of giant grass trees, tall eucalypt forests and stands of huge snow gums. Take in s...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/coolah-tops-national-park
Brackens Cottage is a rustic cottage set on a grassy flat, surrounded by tall open forest with the picturesque Norfolk Island Creek nearby. Rest your weary head for a night, or make Brackens Cottage y...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/coolah-tops-national-park/brackens-cottage/accommodation
70km (one way) - 4 hour - Medium difficulty
Fancy a leisurely drive through the iconic Warrumbungles, taking in some of the sights that have put this area on the world map? The 70km Coonabara...
One of the iconic landscapes of inland Australia, Pilliga Forest (or sometimes called the Pilliga Scrub) is made up of Pilliga Nature Reserve, Timmallallie National Park, Pilliga West, and East State ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/pilliga-national-park
Whether you're into camping, walking, birdwatching, or even astronomy, Warrumbungle National Park, near Coonabarabran in NSW, is a great place for a weekend getaway or longer holiday. Most recently, t...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/warrumbungle-national-park