Towarri National Park

Camp, swim and hike in Towarri National Park where you’ll find sandstone outcrops, secluded waterholes, diverse birdlife and scenic lookouts, just 25 kilometres from Scone.

Towarri is a diverse landscape of various vegetation types. Pockets of rainforest, stands of large grass trees and sections of snow gum co-exist within the park. There’s also a wide range of birds, including the endangered speckled warbler.

Sandstone outcrops offer sweeping scenic views of the Upper Hunter and a lack of defined tracks in the park’s mountainous terrain allow hikers the freedom to independently explore. Look out for the caligula skink, which is only found here in the Liverpool Ranges and in the Barringtons.

Camp or picnic beside Middle Brook, enjoy the scenery from the viewing platform and take a refreshing dip in the Washpools waterhole.

Nearby events

  1. Aberdeen Highland Games

    Saturday 07 July 2018 , Scone

    The annual Aberdeen Highland Games take place on first weekend in July each year and are run in conjunction with the Scottish Australia Heritage Council's Heritage Week. During the day a number of events take place together with stalls pr…

    07 Jul
  2. Scone Literary Festival

    Friday 09 November 2018 to Sunday 11 November 2018 , Scone

    The Scone Literary Festival aims to promote books and to nurture a love of literature, learning and writing. What is the future of publishing? Will the printed word become obsolete? Will paper books become dusty items relegated to antique …

    09 Nov - 11 Nov