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Norths Lookout

Woomargama National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Norths Lookout.

Getting there and parking

Norths lookout is in the western section of Woomargama National Park. To get there:

  • From Albury, travel north on Hume Highway.
  • Take the Woomargama exit
  • Turn right into Tunnel Road and travel about 10km
  • Turn left on to Tin Mines trail and travel about 13km to Norths lookout

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Norths lookout can become boggy when it rains.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • All roads require 4WD vehicle

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

Parking is available, a short walk from Norths lookout.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

The crisp air offers excellent conditions for exploring either on foot or by mountain bike.

Spring

Many of the wildflowers are in bloom; including the pale-pink common fringe myrtle; native fuchsia, with its red bell-shaped flowers, and the yellow bitter-peas.

Summer

Camp in the bushland by Basin Creek, where it's cool, at Tin Mines campground.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

16°C and 30°C

Highest recorded

43.7°C

Winter temperature

Average

5°C and 16°C

Lowest recorded

–2.8°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

August

Driest month

February

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

124mm

Facilities

  • You'll need to bring your own drinking water
  • You are encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

This park is in a remote location, so please ensure you’re well-prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

If you’re bushwalking in this park, it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.

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).

Outback safety

Safety is of high priority in outback areas. In summer, temperatures can reach up to 50°C in some places. Food, water and fuel supplies can be scarce. Before you head off, check for road closures and use our contacts to stay safe in the outback.

Prohibited

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.

Norths Lookout

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Norths lookout, Woomargama National Park. Photo: Dave Pearce/NSW Government