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  1. Balancing Rock

    The Glen Innes District is renowned for its unique rock formations, one of the most unusual is Balancing Rock, 12 kilometres south of Glen Innes on the New England Highway. The gigantic boulder of granite rests precariously on a 300 millim…

  2. Dandahra Crags Walking Track

    With its crags and swamps, Dandahra Crags walking track is a unique track within Gibraltar Range National Park. Through spring and summer, the wildflowers are on display around Surveyors Swamp, which the track skirts. In winter, get up earl…

  3. Torrington State Conservation Area

    Get off the beaten track and experience the serenity of Torrington State Conservation Area. It has dramatic views and granite formations, secluded camping and peaceful picnic spots. Whether you’re a keen bush walker, birdwatcher, fossicker…

  4. Stonewoman Aboriginal Area

    Stonewoman Aboriginal Area holds special cultural significance for local Aboriginal people, who have traditionally used it as a woman’s teaching and ceremonial site. After a short 750 metre walk from the main entrance to Stonewoman Aborigi…

  5. Dandahra Picnic Area

    Situated right on the doorstep of iconic Gibraltar Range and Washpool World Heritage Area, Dandahra picnic area is a perfect pit stop on a driving tour of NSW North Coast. Located halfway between Glen Innes and Grafton, right next to Gwydir…

  6. Glen Innes Golf Club

    Glen Innes Golf Club is situated eight kilometres north of Glen Innes. Owned and operated by Glen Innes and District Services Club, the Golf Club holds many ambrose days through the year with a strong membership. 18 holes with a front …

  7. Platypus Picnic Area

    Not far from the popular Dandahra picnic area, Platypus Picnic Area is a quieter alternative for travellers on the Gwydir Highway who want to get a sense of Gibraltar Range National Park without driving too far off the road. A good pit sto…

  8. Thunderbolts Lookout Walking Track

    Thunderbolts lookout walking track meanders through the bush from Nomads picnic area along a well-defined trail. Enjoy the colourful display of wildflowers during the warmer months along the way. The last 200 metres is mostly steps which c…

  9. Australian Standing Stones

    The Australian Standing Stones in Glen Innes pays tribute to the Celtic heritage of the early European settlers to the district. The site serves as a cultural gathering place for people from the Celtic communities; the Irish, Welsh, Cornish…

  10. Granite Picnic Area

    Granite picnic area is a lovely lunch spot just a stone’s throw from the stunning views of Granite lookout. Located just 300 metres from the Gwydir Highway off Coachwood Drive, it makes for an enjoyable stop-off if you’re passing by, or an …

  11. Coachwood Picnic Area

    Coachwood picnic area is a scenic retreat in a rainforest clearing near the Coombadjha creek. Pack a picnic hamper and settle in with the sounds of the forest as your lunchtime soundtrack. When the gourmet goodies have been devoured, why n…

  12. Washpool Walking Track

    Immerse yourself in the timeless wonder of the warm temperate forests of Washpool National Park, near Glen Innes. This moderately challenging loop offers the rare opportunity to experience the ancient stands of World Heritage Gondwana Rainf…

  13. The Super Strawberry

    The Super Strawberry's world famous strawberry milkshakes, made from fresh strawberries, are always a winner! See the berries growing in the field and then enjoy strawberries and cream and ice-cream, pavlova or sponge cake. Piping hot scone…

  14. Mystery Face Walking Track

    The Mystery Face walking track takes you through open woodland and past remarkable granite rock formations. Awaken your imagination and see what shapes and figures you can see along the way. The Mystery Face itself will be revealed towards…

  15. Little Dandahra Creek Walking Track

    Little Dandahra Creek walking track is the ideal way to get acquainted with the landscape of Gibraltar Range National Park. This superb walking track leads you past enormous granite outcrops, through montane heathlands and alongside pristin…

  16. Gibraltar Range National Park

    Gibraltar Range National Park offers scenic natural sites and a wide range of attractions, from picnic spots to multi-day hikes. Gibraltar Range has so many plants and animals descended from the dinosaur age, that it’s part of the Gondwana…