Coolah Tops National Park
Bundella lookout offers vast panoramic views across plains and mountains, near Coolah. Enjoy a scenic picnic before exploring the walks, wildlife and waterfalls in Coolah Tops National Park.
- Coolah Tops National Park
- No wheelchair access
- What to
- Drinking water, suitable clothing, sturdy shoes, first aid kit, hat, sunscreen, snacks
- Please note
- Please take care as Bundella lookout is unfenced. Stay back from cliff edges at all times and ensure children are supervised.
- Temperatures in Coolah Tops are about 5 degrees cooler than valleys below, bring appropriate clothing.
Perched atop a lofty outcrop, Bundella lookout is a magical place for nature lovers. From the carpark at the end of Pinnacle Road it’s an easy 160m stroll through mountain gum and stringybark forest to the grassy area at the lookout.
Spread out a picnic, paint a picture, or practise yoga surrounded by the sounds of nature. You’ll want to come back again, as the light offers ever-changing views of the Liverpool Plains, farmland, and Warrumbungle Range stretching as far as Mount Kaputar, on the horizon.
Visit at sunset for close encounters with wombats and swamp wallabies. Bring a torch to spot greater gliders and feather tailed gliders moving among the treetops at nightfall.
For a different view, the easy 1.6km return walk to Pinnacle lookout starts from the carpark. If you’re feeling energetic, explore by mountain bike, or hike Bundella track along the escarpment, around 6.6km one-way.
There are plenty of options if you’d like to linger longer for more Coolah Tops adventures. Set up camp at the tranquil forest retreat of The Barracks campground or stay at Coxs Creek campground to discover the magnificent waterfalls nearby.
Pinnacle lookout is a scenic spot in Coolah Tops National Park, near Coolah. A short drive from The Barracks campground, it offers sweeping views across the Liverpool Plains and Warrumbungle Range.
Coxs Creek campground is a peaceful camping area nestled among tall eucalypts, with birdwatching opportunities and nearby walking and mountain bike trails to explore.
The Barracks campground is a secluded camping area, great for small groups looking for a tranquil place to come back to after a day of walking or mountain biking.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Warrumbungle NP Visitor Information Centre
- 9am to 4pm daily. Closed 12pm to 1pm. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 6825 4364
- 4261 John Renshaw Parkway, Warrumbungle NSW 2828
- in Coolah Tops National Park in the Country NSW region
Coolah Tops National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, fire danger or management operations. The eastern end of the park is regularly closed during wet weather due to slippery road conditions.