Nature in Barrington Tops
Barrington Tops is the ultimate retreat for nature lovers. It is a World Heritage-listed Area, home to a diverse range of plant and animal life - more than 220 bird species have been recorded here. Go bushwalking, camping or bird watching in this astonishing wilderness.
About Barrington Tops
Rising sharply from the surrounding valleys, Barrington Tops is a 25 km-long plateau, set among a series of extinct volcanoes and surrounded by more than 20 valleys. This world of streams, waterfalls, forests and soaring cliffs is a spectacular wilderness, famous for its subtropical rainforest and Antarctic beech forests.
You’ll find plenty of ways to explore this wilderness. There are short interesting walks, through rainforest and tall blue gums; wheelchair access is provided at Devils Hole lookout and Williams River picnic area. Car-based camping is available at various locations. Access is from Gloucester, Dungog and Scone.
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Cascades at Barrington Tops National Park. Image Jeffrey Drewitz
Family walking through Barrington Tops National Park. Image Hamilton Lund
Couple at Thunderbolts Lookout, Barrington Tops National Park. Image Hamilton Lund