Mann River Nature Reserve

A beautiful riverside spot for picnicking and camping, Mann River Nature Reserve offers scenic views, swimming and fishing near Glen Innes.

Nestled amongst the magnificent mountain range of northern NSW lies a tranquil riverside setting. With loads of natural beauty and historic significance, Mann River Nature Reserve is perched on the eastern edge of the New England Tablelands, near Glen Innes. With superb scenic views across The Great Dividing Range, it’s ideal for camping or stopping for a picnic on a car tour. Nature lovers will revel in the abundant wildlife, crystal clear waters and clear mountain air.

Historically, the area would have been a popular gathering place for local Aboriginal groups. Ngarabul People from the northern tablelands as well as the coastal Gunbaynggir would have made the most of the abundant wildlife and natural beauty.

Once popular with bushrangers, it’s now filled with self-sufficient campers who enjoy swimming and rock-hopping along the majestic Mann River. If you’re after something more leisurely, make like a lizard and sun yourself on the smooth boulders along the river’s edge.

Nearby events

  1. Author Talk: Jenny Old

    Wednesday 27 June 2018 , Glen Innes

    Jenny Old will be attending the Glen Innes Severn Learning Centre. She will be talking about her recent novel 'Back of beyond'. It is a story about an indomitable woman living in Australia. Hope to see you all there!…

    27 Jun
  2. Glen Innes Cottage Markets

    Saturday 30 June 2018 to Saturday 17 November 2018 , Glen Innes

    Glen Innes Cottage markets are held every Saturday at the Lions park, come and see the variety of tasty local produce and variety of products.…

    30 Jun - 17 Nov
  3. Tartan Day

    Saturday 30 June 2018 , Glen Innes

    The Australian Standing Stones Management Board of Glen Innes have organised an International Tartan Day dinner for Saturday 30th June, at the Highlands Restaurant, New England Motor Lodge. Tartan Day is held on July 1st which is the ann…

    30 Jun