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Sawn Rocks picnic area

Mount Kaputar National Park


Sawn Rocks picnic area is located at the start of Sawn Rocks walking track in Mount Kaputar National Park. It’s ideal for barbecues and picnics with scenic views of North West NSW.

Picnic areas
Mount Kaputar National Park
Opening times

Sawn Rocks picnic area is always open, but may need to close at times due to poor weather.

What to
Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
Please note
  • There is limited mobile reception in this park
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go bird watching

Once you’ve been wowed by the amazing columned geology on Sawn Rocks walking track, rest your legs and awaken your senses at Sawn Rocks picnic area.

If the invigorating scent of white cypress pine isn’t enough to enchant you, feast your eyes on the surrounding scenic views while enjoying a cuppa with your packed picnic.

Set in native woodland overlooking the peaceful farmland and craggy mountains of North West NSW, Sawn Rocks picnic area is an idyllic picnic spot with free gas barbecues and shaded picnic tables.

Spring is the best time to enjoy the blossoming wildflowers, showcasing a colourful display for bushwalking fans and you can expect to see striking orange yellow showy wattle and the snowy blossoms of White Box, among others, so remember your camera or sketchpad.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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Conservation program:

Saving our Species conservation program

Saving our Species is a innovative conservation program in NSW. It aims to halt and reverse the growing numbers of Australian animals and plants facing extinction. This program aims to secure as many threatened species that can be secured in the wild as possible, for the next 100 years. 

Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

Park info

  • in Mount Kaputar National Park in the Country NSW region
  • Mount Kaputar National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • Narrabri
      (02) 6792 7300
      (02) 6792 4680 After hours emergency
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 1/100 Maitland Street, Narrabri NSW. (Accessible via Dewhurst Street)
    • Fax: (02) 6792 1133
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Sawn Rocks picnic area, Mount Kaputar National Park. Photo: Ian Smith