Experience nature in Lismore
Situated in the subtropical valleys south of Mt Warning, Lismore is surrounded by picturesque mountains and lush rainforest. It's famous for its World Heritage-listed rainforests and national parks.
National parks in Lismore area
Lismore is a great base from which to explore the subtropical rainforests, waterfalls and bushwalking tracks of the national parks of northern NSW.
As you drive along the scenic route between Murwillumbah to Lismore through Uki and Nimbin, you'll pass by several World Heritage-listed national parks.
Go for a bushwalk to the base of the spectacular Protestors Falls through bangalow palm forest or trek to Minyon Falls in Nightcap National Park and keep an eye out for shy lyrebirds.
From the Pinnacles Lookout in Border Ranges National Park, you can see Mt Warning in the distance and the coastline.
Follow the boardwalks through Victoria Park Nature Reserve, 16 km south-east of Lismore, spotting wallabies, red-legged pademelons and possums along the way. Bundjalung National Park lies on the coast, south of Evans Head, while Broadwater National Park is to the south of the town.