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
Warrumbungle is famous for its volcanic spires, forested gulleys and deep gorges which offer many excellent bushwalking bushwalking trails.
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.