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Granite lookout

Washpool National Park

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Granite lookout is in Washpool National Park near Granite picnic area. Take an easy stroll down Granite walking track to reach this lovely spot with views across Washpool wilderness and ancient Gondwana Rainforest.

Reached by a 400m return walk among banksia trees, this lookout offers scenic views across the south-eastern forests of a spectacular World Heritage-listed landscape. On a clear day you can see all the way to Wollumbin (Mount Warning).


  • Granite picnic area, Washpool National Park. Photo © Rob Cleary

    Granite picnic area

    Enjoy a picnic at Granite picnic area in Washpool National Park. Stretch your legs on an easy walk to Granite lookout for views over the World Heritage-listed landscape.

  • A couple stands on a rocky outcrop set in the dry forests of Washpool National Park. Photo credit: Rob Cleary © DPIE

    Granite walking track

    Granite walking track is in Washpool National Park near Granite picnic area. It’s an easy stroll that rewards you with stunning views from Granite lookout.

  • World Heritage Walk, Gibraltar-Range National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary © OEH

    Gibraltar-Washpool World Heritage walk

    Keep an eye out for birds and wildflowers on the 45km Gibraltar-Washpool World Heritage walk through eucalypt forests, rainforests, wetlands and granite tors in the rugged Northern Tablelands.

These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.

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  • in Washpool National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Washpool National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day applies only at attractions in the Glen Innes area. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system. Please bring the correct change and display your receipt.

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