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Holmes lookout

Clyde River National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Holmes lookout.

Getting there and parking

On entering Clyde River National Park:

  • From the Kings Highway follow Rotary Drive for about 1.5km until you reach Holmes lookout

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Holmes lookout.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Clyde River National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Spring

Take in magnificent sunset views from Holmes lookout after a day of exploring.

Summer

Get away from the holiday crowds and enjoy peaceful camping, swimming and kayaking on mighty Clyde River.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

14°C and 24°C

Highest recorded

43.3°C

Winter temperature

Average

6°C and 17°C

Lowest recorded

0°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

March

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

867.5mm

Facilities

  • Drinking water is not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
  • You’re encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Cycling safety

Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

Assistance may be required to access this area.

Prohibited

Gathering firewood

Firewood may not be collected from the park.

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Holmes lookout

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Holmes lookout hero, Clyde River National Park. Photo: Lucas Boyd.