Pilliga Forest lookout tower
Timmallallie National Park
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
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.
For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/lookouts/pilliga-forest-lookout-tower/local-alerts
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- in Timmallallie National Park in the Country NSW region
- Open 24 hours 7 days
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