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Kwiambal National Park


Kwiambal National Park is a secluded reserve past Inverell offering swimming, scenic picnic opportunities, cheap accommodation, mountain biking, birdwatching and fishing.

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Pronounced Kigh-am-bal, Kwiambal National Park is a quiet achiever. Tucked away near the NSW-Queensland border, its isolation is also its attraction: come for the nature, stay for the privacy. There’s a good chance you’ll have a great deal of space to yourself, with day trippers travelling through the outback and grey nomads the most frequent visitors in the area.

Though the park has a history of tobacco farming, white cypress-pines and ironbarks are in ready supply, accompanying dramatic granite gorges and twisting waterways that thunder after heavy storms. The open plains are often covered with kangaroos – stick around for dusk and dawn and you might even see the resident emus.

Kwiambal offers multiple opportunities for swimming and fishing, with plentiful river species for the taking. The rivers themselves are a prime attraction too, offering plunge pools, beaches, and scenic waterfalls best seen from one of the several lookouts scattered around the park. Walking trails thread through cool forest and are scaled for many levels of fitness. Pull on the hiking boots and then reward your efforts with a barbecue at one of the several picnic spots, perfect for a weekend getaway.

Bring your tent or caravan, or enjoy some budget accommodation. Kwiambal offers a surprising variety of options – something for everyone, space enough for all.


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Edward River canoe and kayak trail, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: David Finnegan.

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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


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

    • Tenterfield
      (02) 6736 4298
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 10 Miles Street, Tenterfield NSW
    • Fax: (02) 6736 4301
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Macintyre Falls, Kwiambal National Park. Photo: Michael van Ewijk/NSW Government