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Murray Scrub lookout

Toonumbar National Park

Overview

For easily-accessible scenic views of World Heritage-listed landscape in the Northern Rivers, the Murray Scrub lookout is not to be missed.

Type
Lookouts
Where
Toonumbar National Park
Accessibility
Easy
Price
Free
What to
bring
Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
Please note
  • Check the weather before you set out as the road to Murray Scrub lookout can become boggy when it rains.
  • There is limited/no mobile reception in this park.

Pack a picnic, camera and binoculars for a visit to the Murray Scrub lookout; a magnificent place to take in amazing views over the Gondwana Rainforest World Heritage areas. You’ll get picture perfect panoramas of Murray Scrub, Glassy Mountain and Dome Mountain, the remains of the 23-million-year-old Focal Peak shield volcano.

A visit to the lookout is a feast for all the senses. Fragrant cool clean air rises with the call of the rainforest pigeons echoing up from the rainforest valley below. You’re also likely to enjoy spectacular flashes of red and green as Australian king parrots flitter in the trees around you.

In spring, the rainforest itself is a canvas full of colour, and in cooler months, rising mists turn the scenery into a serene dreamscape.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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Sherwood Lookout, Toonumbar National Park. Photo: Hamilton Lund/Destination NSW