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Brindle Creek walking track

Border Ranges National Park

Overview

Brindle Creek walking track is a medium walk offering perfect picnicking spots, waterfalls, swimming and pristine wilderness, near Kyogle.

Where
Border Ranges National Park
Distance
6km one-way
Time suggested
3 - 4hrs
Grade
Grade 3
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
What to
bring
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
Please note
  • In order to help protect the delicate balance in the rainforest, ensure you wipe off sunscreen or other creams before you go swimming; they can harm or even kill the local frog communities.
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch

If you love waterfalls and ancient rainforest, then you can’t go past Brindle Creek walking track in the high country of Border Ranges National Park. Following the creek line, this medium walk passes through unspoilt wilderness from Brindle Creek picnic area to Antarctic beech picnic area in the north-east of Border Ranges National Park, near Kyogle.

Passing the turn off to Helmholtzia loop, you’ll think you stumbled into a timeless rainforest wonderland. Here you’ll see huge hoop pines and massive ancient Antarctic beech trees whose trunks grow thick and hairy with lichens and fragrant ferns. Keep your eye out for the huge helmholtzia lillies that thrive in the damp moist air. This high mountain plateau is a cloud factory all year round and you could be enveloped in mist even in the middle of summer.

Unpack a picnic beside picturesque Evans Falls where the swimming hole below the waterfall is ideal for a dip. Further along at Selva Falls, clean mountain water cascades over large moss-covered boulders.

Take a virtual tour of Brindle Creek walking track captured with Google Street View Trekker.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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

Park info

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Brindle Creek. Photo:John Spencer