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Murray Scrub lookout

Toonumbar National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Murray Scrub lookout.

Getting there and parking

Murray Scrub lookout is in Toonumbar National Park. To get there from Kyogle:

  • Leave the Summerland Way and travel west via Kyogle and Murray Scrub Road (approximately 35km). Where Toonumbar Forest Drive meets Murray Scrub Road, follow Toonumbar Forest Drive for approximately 8km.
  • To reach the northern end of the park, take Coxs Road, which leaves the Summerland Way about 8km west of Grevillea to join Toonumbar Forest Drive.
  • Follow Toonumbar Forest Drive from the park entrance for approximately 9km

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

Parking is available at Murray Scrub lookout, including several designated disabled spots.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

Take a spectacular scenic drive through the rainforest on Toonumbar Forest Drive Picnic at Sherwood lookout and soak up the spectacular views to Mount Lindesay and the McPherson Range .

Spring

Witness the burst of colour of new red leaf tips on giant red cedars from the soaring vantage point of the Murray Scrub lookout. Or gaze up at the glowing canopy from down below on the Murray Scrub walking track.

Summer

Camp at Iron Pot campground where you can drink from and swim in the pristine waters of Iron Pot Creek. On a hot summer day, enjoy a walk through the cool, shady rainforest at Murray Scrub walking track. .

Winter

Watch mist rise from the rainforest valleys below from Murray Scrub lookout.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

15°C and 30°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

February

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

210mm

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus 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 - easy

This area is fully wheelchair-accessible

Prohibited

Gathering firewood

Firewood is not supplied and 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.

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