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Pinnacle walk and lookout

Border Ranges National Park

Overview

Take the Pinnacle walk to the lookout for uninterrupted views over the World Heritage-listed rainforest, the crater escarpment, Wollumbin (Mount Warning) and the Tweed Valley.

Where
Border Ranges National Park
Distance
0.8km return
Time suggested
30 - 45min
Grade
Grade 2
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
What to
bring
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
Please note
  • The road to¬†Pinnacle walk and lookout is a well-maintained gravel road; however, following heavy rains between December to May, the surface can be rough or slippery in parts

Without a doubt, the journey along the Pinnacle walk to Pinnacle lookout is one of the highlights of the whole park and not to be missed.

It’s a short walk through World Heritage-listed rainforest before the track reaches Pinnacle lookout. You’re bound to be mesmerised by uninterrupted views of the whole park along with spectacular 360° views all the way to the coastline, the crater escarpment and to Wollumbin (formerly known as Mount Warning).

If you’re an early riser, and even if you aren’t, it’s definitely worth making the effort to see the silhouette of Wollumbin when the sun rises – it’s a completely inspiring way to start your day in Border Ranges National Park.

Take a virtual tour of Pinnacle walk and lookout captured with Google Street View Trekker.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Google Trekker, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Conservation program:

Monitoring rainforest frogs in Gondwana Rainforest

As climate change increasingly impacts our native habitats, it is imperative that scientists monitor the health of these ecological sites to help conserve them for the future. In the World Heritage-listed Gondwana Rainforests, NPWS is conducting an extensive observation program for ancient frogs, which are indicator species for high altitude rainforest.

Red-eyed tree frog (Litoria chloris). Photo: Paul Meek

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The view over the mounain rangers. Photo:John Spencer