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Pilliga Forest lookout tower

Timmallallie National Park

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Pilliga Forest lookout tower is in Timmallallie National Park near Salt Caves picnic area. It’s a great place to soak up sweeping views of the forest and distant mountain ranges beyond.

It’s easy to enjoy eagle’s eye views from Pilliga Forest lookout tower. From Salt Caves picnic area simply walk up a small rise, then climb the steps to the top of the tower. 

You’ll be rewarded by unparalleled vistas of vast Pilliga Forest. On clear days you can see all the way to the Warrumbungles to the south-east, and Mount Kaputar Park in the north-east. 

Be aware that Pilliga Forest lookout tower sways in high winds.


  • Salt Caves picnic area, Timmallallie National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary

    Salt Caves picnic area

    Pause at Salt Caves picnic area on your exploration of Pilliga Forest and Timmallallie National Park. After a barbecue lunch, take a short walk to Pilliga Forest lookout tower, or a longer hike up to look for birds.

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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